Post-Mortem Round Table

Moderated by:
Rachel Walls (Opscode)
Mark Imbriaco (Pivotal), Matt Hackett (Tumblr), Teresa Dietrich (WebMD), Jake Loomis (Yahoo!)
Operations, Velocity Culture Ballroom EFGH
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This panel would present some of the lessons learned when the stuff hits the fan and your outage is in the news.

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Rachel Walls


Mandi Walls has been administering Linux systems of various sizes and scopes for more than 10 years. A native of central Pennsylvania, she now lives and works in New York City.

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Mark Imbriaco


Mark Imbriaco is a Director of Platform Architecture at Pivotal. He works closely with customers to translate over 20 years of experience gained leading technical operations at places like Heroku, GitHub, DigitalOcean, and others to the problems that enterprises face when adopting DevOps principles.

Mark is active in the DevOps and cloud communities and is frequently opinionated about topics like cloud platforms, incident management, team performance, and organizational learning.

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Matt Hackett


Matt Hackett is a technological contriver who found his way to his current position as VP of Engineering at Tumblr as circuitously as possible. Drawing on his past experience as a contemporary arts laborer (apexart), old-media-turned-new software rejiggerer (BlackBook), 42-mile walk leader (Flashwalk), and Victorian Studies major (Vassar), Matt has the pleasure of helping to build and scale tools for millions of the most creative people on the planet.

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Teresa Dietrich


Teresa Dietrich’s passion for Operational Excellence, Technical Innovation and Web Scale Systems has been the focus of her 15 years in the Internet Industry. She is currently the VP of Technical Operations at WebMD. She joined the company 5 years ago to create a Network Operations team. Teresa acquired responsibility for Database, Web, and CMS Operations, as well as Corporate Desktop Services. She also created the Operations Service Center and a Site Reliability Engineering team to fill needs she identified in her organization. Previously, Teresa spent nearly 10 years in positions throughout AOL Technology.

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Jake Loomis


VP of Service Engineering at Yahoo!

  • Keynote Systems
  • Cisco
  • Google
  • Neustar
  • Betfair
  • Cotendo
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Akamai
  • Apica
  • dynaTrace
  • Equinix
  • Facebook
  • New Relic
  • Opscode
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • AppDynamics
  • Aptimize
  • Blaze
  • CDNetworks
  • Cedexis
  • Citrix Systems
  • Compuware Corporation
  • Dyn Inc.
  • F5 Networks
  • Heroku
  • Percona
  • Quest Software
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SiteSpect
  • Splunk
  • Strangeloop
  • WatchMouse
  • Zeus Technology
  • Neustar

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