Engineer for the future of Cloud
June 10-13, 2019
San Jose, CA
Bridget Kromhout

Bridget Kromhout
Principal Cloud Advocate, Microsoft

Website | @bridgetkromhout

Bridget Kromhout is a principal cloud advocate at Microsoft. Her CS degree emphasis was in theory, but she now deals with the concrete (if the cloud can be considered tangible). After 15 years as an operations engineer, Bridget traded being on call for being on a plane. A frequent speaker and program committee member for tech conferences, she leads the Devopsdays organization globally and the DevOps community at home in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She podcasts with Arrested DevOps, blogs at, and is active in a Twitterverse near you.


10:00am10:05am Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Location: Grand Ballroom 220
Lachie Evenson (Microsoft), Bridget Kromhout (Microsoft)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 8 ratings)
Lachlan Evenson and Bridget Kromhout discuss Microsoft's journey to build Kubernetes policy controller Gatekeeper in the open and explain how the tool helped inform how an enterprise offering on Azure. Join in for pragmatic tips on how to effectively contribute to and use open source tools. Read more.
10:30am10:55am Thursday, June 13, 2019
Location: Grand Ballroom 220
Bridget Kromhout (Microsoft)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 9 ratings)
Everyone keeps telling you that containers need orchestration, but you're not so sure; maybe they could go for some light jazz? Or maybe serverless is here to save us from the tyranny of (virtual) machines, but meanwhile somebody's gotta kuber some netes, and it's likely to be you. Read more.