Paul Lathrop

Paul Lathrop
Operations Engineer, SimpleGeo, Inc.


Paul is the Operations team lead at SimpleGeo where he works to build and maintain fully automated and fault-tolerant systems to support the company’s location platform. Before joining SimpleGeo, Paul brought systems automation to Digg, building out configuration management for 500+ servers. Since joining SimpleGeo, Paul has been focused on systems automation and integration while trying to maintain stability in the face of rapid growth and obscure Linux kernel bugs. In his off time, Paul enjoys tinkering with new technologies, playing tabletop RPGs, and chasing his toddler around the house.


Workshop 2006
Mikhail Panchenko (New Relic), Derek Smith (SimpleGeo), Paul Lathrop (SimpleGeo, Inc.), Mike Malone (SimpleGeo)
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