Senior Software Engineer, H-E-B
Mark is a Senior Software Engineer with 20+ years of
networking experience in the IT industry, with a focus on cloud technologies and
Kubernetes. His team designs and implements H-E-B’s enterprise hybrid cloud
Senior Expert and Lead Technical Architect, Atos
Konrad is a Lead Technical Architect on the Atos R&D
team with 10+ years of IT experience (and 30+ industry certifications) working for
top Atos enterprise customers. He is an enthusiast of hybrid and multi-cloud
technologies and worked with Anthos in the early stages of the product, equipping
him with a thorough knowledge of the suite.
Domain Architect - Cloud and DevOps Tooling, ANZ Banking
Andrew is a Cloud Architect in Financial Services,
focused on customer outcomes built on cloud computing platforms, automation, and
CI/CD tooling to support the structured delivery of change.
Independent Security Consultant
As an Independent Security Consultant, Brad helps
clients improve the security of their Kubernetes clusters in cloud-native
environments and educates others on the security risks inherent in complex
Software Engineer, H-E-B
During Garrett's tenure at H-E-B, he's worked on major
projects, including the H-E-B Curbside Fulfillment and Last Mile Applications. He
designs, configures, and supports the Kubernetes platform.
Mamoun A. Hirzalla
Solution Architecture and Delivery Lead, Accenture
Mamoun is a NA Solution Architecture and Delivery lead
at Accenture. He’s a hands-on technical leader who’s architected and delivered
solutions across industries using Google Cloud technology. His 20+ years of
experience spans various roles across the entire development life cycle, and
Sr. Director IT Delivery, Marriott
As Sr. Director IT Delivery at Marriott, Dwayne and his
team operate one of the largest multi-cloud production Kubernetes clusters, focusing
on enterprise-scale "developer experiences” that include CI/CD, cloud, DevOps, and
containers. He’s working on a rapid development framework that companies can use to
lower costs and quickly bring ideas to market.
Hybrid Cloud Specialist, Google
Gabe joined Google from KeyBank, where he was a
founding member of the DevOps practice and worked as the Principal Cloud
Architect driving cloud direction and adoption. Gabe was responsible for
designing and implementing the containerized/Kubernetes environment at Key
and worked with Google to help pilot and deploy Anthos as part of the Early
Norman L. Johnson IV
Senior Automation Engineer of Cloud Service, SAS
Norman specializes in DevSecOps, modernization,
and hybrid cloud adoption at SAS. After two decades working in all areas of IT,
he knows what drives innovation and improves efficiency: understanding the
technology, addressing customer needs, and designing the best ROI solutions.
His experience in management and training enabled him to teach DevSecOps best
practices to numerous companies
As a thought leader in the Kubernetes and DevOps
segment, Chris is a founder of multiple technology companies with 20+ years
experience in software engineering. He has contributed to several open-source
projects including Kubernetes, Bazel, and Terraform. Chris is also a published
author of the book "Core Kubernetes".
Cloud Platform Architect, World Wide Technology
As a Cloud Platform Architect, Michael works to help
organizations on their journey to the cloud. His background includes application
modernization, hybrid-cloud, big-data, and devops. He has supported finance, large
retail, national food chains, professional sports, and many other organizations on
their journey to the cloud.
Information Technology Architecture Manager, TELUS
Babak is a Manager in Technology Architecture at Telus
Health and has a 20+ year history of development, architecture, security,
operation, and management in IT. He’s on a quest to apply technology to improve
lives and enable customers to deliver positive outcomes.
GCP Platform Owner, Macquarie Banking & Financial
Jason is the GCP Platform Owner at Macquarie and
passionate about platforms that unleash developer productivity while improving
risk and security. He believes experimentation, failing fast, and releasing often
are capabilities that platforms unlock to help businesses grow.
Cloud Transformation & Migration Manager, Accenture
As a certified Cloud Solutions Architect, Zach has led
Accenture and partner teams in the design and deployment of IaaS and PaaS solutions
on Google Cloud and other CSPs to meet customers’ hybrid and multi-cloud needs.
His 13+ years of IT experience spans retail, telecommunications, financial
services, and government.
Global Container Engineering Lead, HSBC Bank
With 25+ years of experience in information technology,
including Windows, Linux, virtualization, cloud technologies, Docker, and
Kubernetes, Scott has spent the last two years as Global Container Engineering
Lead, focusing on the design and implementation of HSBC’s global Kubernetes
platform running on GKE.
Chief Technology Officer, IGNW
Phil is Chief Technology Officer at IGNW, overseeing
next generation software engineering, cloud, DevOps, and advanced infrastructure.
He is passionate about helping customers create digital transformation strategies
that drive better ROI and reduce time to market on infrastructure and software
delivery. Phil has 20+ years experience building software in financial, healthcare,
retail, and manufacturing verticals.
Site Reliability Engineer, NetEnt
In 2018, Jonas joined operations at NetEnt, Stockholm,
as Site Reliability Engineer and Developer Advocate, where he’s helping to build a
Site Reliability Service team and evolving their gaming platform using Google Cloud
and Anthos. He has almost a decade of experience in software engineering as a
Jenn is passionate about exploring new approaches, tools,
and methodologies, and helping people find the "right" way and "right" tooling to
get things done. That’s been the recipe for success in her 15+ year career from
Systems Administrator to DevOps Engineer to her present position as Consultant.
Principal Engineer - Australia Business
Transformation, ANZ Bank
Brendan is a Principal Engineer at ANZ with extensive
experience in software engineering, site reliability engineering and cloud native
technologies. He is currently leading a large team responsible for building a next
generation digital banking platform.
Chief Technology Officer, Eastern Region, IGNW
Serving as IGNW’s Regional CTO for the Southeast US, John
helps customers build and execute strategies to speed time to market through
adoption of hybrid cloud and cloud-native technologies. He is passionate about
building scalable distributed systems and leading customers in digital
transformation, infrastructure automation, and application modernization through
adoption of SRE practices.