Ignite Velocity

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If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds? Would you pitch a project? Launch a web site? Teach a hack? We’ll find out this year at Ignite Velocity.

Ignite Velocity will happen on Tuesday, June 22 at 8:00pm.

View the full lineup of Ignite presentations we have on tap for Tuesday evening.

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Andrew Clay Shafer


Andrew Shafer is the senior director of technology at Pivotal, where he works to help organizations build better systems with better tools. Andrew enjoys helping teams navigate the technology Renaissance triple point between people, process and tools and brings with him a background in high-performance computing, computational science, embedded Linux development, web frameworks, and agile methods. Previously, Andrew cofounded Reductive Labs. He is always ready to talk about almost anything. His two sons and wife think he is pretty cool. He is definitely a villager.

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Jesse Robbins

Orion Labs

Jesse Robbins is Founder & CEO of Orion Labs , the award-winning instant communication platform for people, teams, IoT devices, wearables, bots, and intelligent agents.

Robbins serves on the board of Heavybit, which is a program helps venture-backed startups loved by developers become successful businesses.

Prior to Orion, Robbins was founding CEO of Chef", considered by many to be the leader in infrastructure automations. Robbins also founded the O’Reilly Velocity Conference where he helped start the DevOps movement. Prior to Chef he served as Amazon’s “Master of Disaster” where he was responsible for website availability for every property bearing the Amazon brand.

Robbins is a Volunteer Firefighter and Emergency Manager, and led a task force deployed in Operation Hurricane Katrina. When not building companies or putting out fires he can be found sailing, diving, and skiing.

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Ernest Mueller
06/23/2010 5:41am PDT

Ignite! was awesome! Last year I did BoFs instead and my comrade Peco went to Ignite! and I was jealous. My notes from the presentations here: theagileadmin.com/2010/06/2...

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