- Gabe MonroyMicrosoft
Gabe Monroy is the Lead PM for Containers on Microsoft Azure and represents Microsoft on the governing board of the Cloud Native Computing foundation. Gabe was the founder and CTO of Deis, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2017. As an early contributor to Docker and Kubernetes, Gabe has deep experience with containers in production and frequently advises organizations on PaaS, distributed systems, and cloud-native architectures.
- Dave CheneyHeptio
talkHow we built Contour, and what you can learn from our experience
Dave started his career as a lab tech at Melbourne University and worked his way up from there. Over the last two decades David has worked for companies big and small, international and local, including Ericsson, Aconex, Atlassian, Canonical, and Heptio in a range of roles from sysop to architect. In 2009, while idly perusing Google Reader (we'll never forget!) he ran across the announcement of a new open source language, Go. It was love at first sight. From that point David's passion for Go has taken him around the world writing, teaching, and speaking about Go.
- Abby FullerAmazon Web Services
talkCreating Effective Images
Abby Fuller is a Sr Technical Evangelist/software engineer/maker of bad puns at Amazon Web Services. Prior to joining Amazon, she worked at a number of startups, including Airtime and Hailo.
- Craig Box
talkIstio 1.0: time for production!
workshopHello Istio: securing your microservices app
Craig leads the Cloud Native advocacy team for Google Cloud. He presents the stories of our platforms to users, collects feedback on rough edges, and then works with the engineers until they are smoothed! Craig started his career as a systems administrator, and has worked in development, deployment, DevOps, consulting, advisory and management roles.
- Oliver BeattieMonzo Bank
talkLessons from Production Incidents at Monzo Bank
Oliver Beattie is Head of Engineering at Monzo, leading the development of the distributed systems to power a new kind of bank. He previously worked on Hailo's global micro-services platform.
- Ashley McNamaraMicrosoft
Ashley McNamara is a Principal Developer Advocate at Microsoft, where she acts as a bridge between third-party developers and Microsoft, driving platform adoption through the developer community and driving change into products based on real-world customer/developer feedback. Ashley was a 2014 Hackbright engineering fellow and is passionate about helping more underrepresented individuals join and feel comfortable in tech and is often a resource for new developers trying to find their way.
- Karan Goel
talkSet up and manage multi-cloud clusters using the Cluster API
Karan Goel is a software engineer on the Cluster Lifecycle team at Google in Seattle. The team primarily works on the Cluster API. Before that he worked on App Engine Flexible Environment to help developers build scalable apps without thinking about infrastructure. Prior to that, he was an undergrad at the University of Washington. Karan is also a chair for the Pycon Financial Aid committee for 2017 and 2018.
- Angus LeesBitnami
talkkubecfg - express the patterns in your declarative Kubernetes config
Angus has done many things with computers, all of it revolving around Linux and Free Software. While working on OpenStack, Angus accidentally became one of the earlier upstream Kubernetes contributors. He currently works full time on Kubernetes and related tools as a Senior developer with Bitnami.
- Wei ChenARM
talkThe second revolution of Unikernels: Unikraft
Wei is a Senior Software Engineer at ARM in the Enterprise Software Ecosystem. The focus of his work is virtualization and containers. He was responsible for the unikernel project on KVM/ARM.
- William HenryRed Hat
talkDockerless container builds with Buildah
William has over 25 years experience developing distributed applications and systems and service oriented architectures for both government and private industry. William's roles include, engineering, professional services, partner alliances, several management and director roles, and he has owned and sold his own company. William joined Red Hat in the office of the CTO, in 2008, focusing on emerging technologies and currently works on emerging container, and container security strategy. He has contributed to Project Atomic, Buildah and Docker.
- Cassandra Salisbury
Cassandra Salisbury currently works on the open source strategy team at Google as a developer relations program manager on the Go team. Previously, she's worked with companies that focus on developer tools in backend infrastructure and web development. She volunteers as a core team member of GoBridge where she focuses on increasing diversity and mindfulness in the Go community. Cassandra is an avid karaoke fan, finds relief in stress cooking and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
- Scott CoultonPuppet
talkBuilding a Kubernetes distro the easy way
Scott Coulton is a Principal software engineer and Docker captain with 10 years of experience in the managed services and hosting space. He has extensive experience in architecture and rolling out systems and network solutions for national and multinational companies with a wide variety of technologies, including AWS, Puppet, Docker, Cisco, VMware, Microsoft, and Linux. His design strengths are in cloud computing, automation, and the security space.
- Mitch BeaumontAmazon Web Services
talkDeep dive on the AWS CNI Plug-in for Kubernetes
Mitch is a Solutions Architect, based in Sydney, Australia. Mitch’s career spans 17 years. During which time he has held a number of technology roles across a wide range of industries. Mitch considers himself a “ContaiNerd” at heart, and works with AWS customers across Australia and New Zealand to help them weave container technologies in to their application development strategies.Outside of work Mitch enjoys spending time with his family and surfing.
- Jorge ArteiroNBN Co
talkGoing crazy with Docker multi-stage build
Jorge is an experienced Consultant, Speaker and Azure MVP based in Melbourne with DevOps, software development, architecture, cloud integration and technical pre-sales background, working for enterprises and software companies. He has over 17 years experience in the IT industry in Australia and Brazil.
- Ian Lewis
talkKubernetes Security Best Practices
Ian has had various developer and operations roles throughout his career and enjoys working in environments with diverse ways of thinking. Ian has been living in Tokyo since 2006 and is currently a Developer Advocate on the Google Cloud Platform team. He is passionate about DevOps, SRE, Python, Go, and container orchestration. When he's not writing controllers and operators in Go, he He runs the Kubernetes Meetup in Tokyo and blogs about Kubernetes and containers at www.ianlewis.org.
- Viktor PeterssonScreenly
While still in college, Viktor Petersson co-founded the software lab WireLoad, which grew into a thriving business, with multiple successful products in the marketplace. With the releases of the first Raspberry Pi in 2012, Viktor started writing what is today known as Screenly. The product was open sourced and quickly gained momentum. Today, Screenly is the most popular digital signage solution for the Raspberry Pi, powering over ten thousand digital signage screens around the world.
- Vishnu Kannan
talkAccelerated Machine Learning using Kubernetes and Kubeflow
Vishnu Kannan is a Senior Software Engineer at Google. Vishnu received his Masters in ECE from Georgia Tech. He has been a systems engineer ever since he graduated. He hacked on the Linux Kernel for a couple of years at Cisco. He then worked on Borg at Google. He is currently focused on Open Source Containers, spending most of his time on Kubernetes and Open Containers Initiative.
- Andrew MartinControl Plane
Andrew has a strong test-first engineering ethos gained architecting and deploying high-traffic web applications. Proficient in systems development, testing, and maintenance, he is comfortable profiling and securing every tier of a bare metal or cloud native application, and has battle-hardened experience delivering containerised solutions to enterprise clients. He is a co-founder at https://control-plane.io
- Dave TryPuppet
talkBuilding a Kubernetes distro the easy way
Dave Try is a Senior Software Engineer at Puppet, working on all things container related. Prior to joining puppet he's worked in a number of different devops, infrastructure and sysadmin roles