Training: June 20–21, 2016
Tutorials: June 21, 2016
Keynotes & Sessions: June 22–23, 2016
Santa Clara, CA

Office Hours with Kevina Finn-Braun and J. Paul Reed

J. Paul Reed (Release Engineering Approaches), Kevina Finn-Braun (Salesforce)
10:50am–11:20am Thursday, 06/23/2016
Office Hours
Location: ORM booth table 2

Join Kevina and Paul at Table 2 in the O’Reilly booth during the Thursday morning break to discuss deploying a “blameless” culture and extending the Dreyfus model.

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J. Paul Reed

Release Engineering Approaches

J. Paul Reed is the founder of Release Engineering Approaches, a consultancy incorporating a host of tools and techniques to help organizations “Simply Ship. Every time.” Paul has worked across a number of industries, from financial services to cloud-based infrastructure, with teams from 2 to 2,000 on everything from tooling, operational analysis and improvement, and team culture transformation to business value optimization. He is also the chief delivery officer and a visiting scientist at Praxisflow.

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Kevina Finn-Braun


Kevina Finn-Braun’s focus throughout her 18 years in the Internet industry has been operational excellence and risk management. Kevina is currently director of site reliability service management at Salesforce, where she leads the team focused on operational process improvements in the areas of incident, problem, and change management. In her previous role as director of business continuity at Yahoo, she led the team focused on risk management and service continuity best practices.