Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
James Turnbull

James Turnbull
VPE, Glitch

Website | @kartar

James Turnbull is VPE at Glitch. A longtime member of the open source community, James is the author of a number of books about open source software. Previously, he was a CTO in residence at Microsoft, founder and chief technology officer at Empatico and Kickstarter, VPE of Venmo, and an adviser at Docker. James likes food, wine, books, photography, and cats. He is not overly keen on long walks on the beach or holding hands.


4:15pm4:55pm Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Location: Ballroom E
Level: Beginner
James Turnbull (Glitch)
Average rating: ****.
(4.14, 7 ratings)
James Turnbull explores why the JVM inspires such disdain and hatred, taking a potted look at the good, bad, and ugly of the JVM’s history and development. Along the way, James debunks many of the JVM's fallacious historical precedents. You'll leave no longer fearing the JVM. Read more.
5:05pm5:45pm Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Location: Table 1
James Turnbull (Glitch)
Talk with James about monitoring, Docker, Terraform, microservices, metrics, scaling, engineering management, and leadership. Read more.