Jessica DeVita is a recovering sysadmin, in IT operations for about 18 years, seven years in corporate IT and almost 10 in private consulting. She is a technical evangelist at Microsoft, helping IT operations staff uplevel their technical and soft skills for DevOps and cloud computing. She enjoys building and participating in communities and meetups, and supporting non-profits that teach technology and programming skills to women, girls, and those in underserved communities.
Jessica founded the consulting firm UberGeekGirl, helping startups and music industry clients establish their IT strategy, support their infrastructure, hire staff, automate operations, and build a better relationship with their network, data, and the general computing experience. Her areas of expertise include cloud and SaaS strategy, consulting and implementation, hosted exchange, migrations, mobile device management (MDM), BYOD and CYOD, mixed Mac/PC networks, VOIP, CRM, and collaboration systems; for both open source and enterprise platforms.