Keynote by Christopher Brown (CTO, Opscode)

Location: King's Suite Level: Intermediate
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(4.91, 11 ratings)

I’ll be talking about: 1) the current state of operations v. dev in devops 2) How all technical disciplines, from medicine to physical engineering to software engineering have gone through a precise path to greater recognition as professions 3) Concrete suggestions for how the operations community can accelerate that transition 4) Closing notes on the operations community.

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Christopher Brown


Christopher Brown is VP of Engineering at Opscode and previously of
Microsoft, where he was a director of engineering for the Edge Computing
Network within Global Foundation Services. Prior to Microsoft,
Christopher was a founding member, architect, and lead developer for’s Elastic Compute Cloud (“EC2”). He holds several patents in
the areas of internet routing, VM/runtime hosting, content delivery and
cloud computing.


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