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

Rob Schnepp
Partner, Blackrock 3 Partners


Rob Schnepp is a 30-year veteran of the fire service and retired as the division chief of special operations for the Alameda County, CA, Fire Department. Rob has vast experience in emergency response and served as incident commander on numerous large-scale emergencies. Rob has written two hazardous materials response textbooks and numerous peer-reviewed fire-service-related articles on incident command. He is an instructor at the National Fire Academy and for the US Defense Threat Reduction Agency, providing hazmat/WMD training to an international audience. Rob is a principal in Blackrock 3 Partners, a firm specializing in consulting, training, and war-gaming in the areas of incident management and command.


3:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, 06/21/2016
DevOps, First time at Velocity Santa Clara, Organizational optimization
Location: Ballroom CD Level: Non-technical
Rob Schnepp (Blackrock 3 Partners), Chris Hawley (Blackrock 3 Partners), Ron Vidal (Blackrock 3 Partners)
Average rating: ****.
(4.83, 12 ratings)
The Incident Management System (IMS) has been battle tested by the American Fire Service for over 40 years across fires, rescues, hazardous materials incidents, and every other type of emergency. Rob Schnepp, Chris Hawley, and Ron Vidal explain how they adapted IMS for IT and offer an early look at content from Incident Management for IT Operations, their upcoming book from O’Reilly Media. Read more.