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The DockerCon Review Committee has been working hard to build a bigger and better program that reflects the diversity of the Docker ecosystem and community. From Docker use cases at large and innovative corporations, to advanced technical talks and hands-­on lab tutorials, DockerCon will have sessions adapted to every expertise levels and domain of interests. Each conference day will start with a general session in the morning, followed by breakout tracks.

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Michael Irwin

Michael Irwin

Application ArchitectApplication Architect / Adjunct Faculty Instructor / MS Student at Virginia Tech
Chris Huie

Chris Huie

Developer Evangelist at GalvanizeDeveloper Evangelist at Galvanize
Annie Hedgpeth

Annie Hedgpeth

Cloud Automation EngineerCloud Automation Engineer & student of Docker course at Pluralsight
Sylvain Kalache

Sylvain Kalache

Holberton School co-founderHolberton School co-founder: training Full Stack Software Engineers. Former Linkedin SRE
Aaron Spiegel

Aaron Spiegel

Developer Advocate, Dell EMCAaron is a vocal open source supporter and a {code} Catalyst, currently working as a developer advocate at Dell EMC covering Software Defined technologies including server-based SAN, object storage, container platforms, analytics platforms and Platform as a Service infrastructure. He has over 15 years of experience in application development and enterprise systems, including everything from network monitoring platforms and storage area networks to web-services and UI development. Aaron tweets over at @spiegela
Abby Fuller

Abby Fuller

Technical Evangelist, AWSAbby is currently a technical evangelist/software engineer/container fan at AWS. Prior to joining Amazon, Abby worked for a number of startups, including Airtime and Hailo. Abby tweets at @abbyfuller
Adrian Mouat

Adrian Mouat

Chief Scientist, Container SolutionsAdrian has been involved with containers from the early days of Docker and authored the O'Reilly book "Using Docker" (https://atlas.oreilly.com/oreillymedia/using-docker). He is currently Chief Scientist at Container Solutions, a pan-european company focusing on consulting and product development for microservices and containers. Adrian tweets at @adrianmouat
Aleksa Sarai

Aleksa Sarai

Containers Team at SUSE
Aleksa Sarai is a maintainer of runC, and a long-time contributor to the Open Container Initiative as well as Docker. In addition, he's contributed to the Linux kernel as part of his work on containers. He works on the containers team at SUSE, maintaining runC, Docker and related software for both SUSE Linux enterprise and openSUSE; he is also committed to working in the open, and is a strong proponent of Free Software. In his spare time, he is also studying Physics and Computer Science at the University of Sydney, doing various research projects in various areas of theoretical and experimental physics. Aleksa tweets at @lordcyphar
Alex Ellis

Alex Ellis

Principal Developer, ADPAlex is a Docker Captain and Principal Developer @ ADP where he has years of experience in the enterprise supporting payroll and HCM for up to 500k clients. He's a polyglot, blogger, published writer and mentor in the Docker and Raspberry Pi community.
Alfred Landrum

Alfred Landrum

Developer, DockerAlfred is a developer for Docker Store, concentrating on billing, licensing, and metering systems. Prior to Docker, he cofounded and sold a startup that provided web application analytics. He was an early engineer and Technical Director at Riverbed, Inc, where he worked on distributed protocols and performance optimization. Alfred tweets at @AlfredLandrum
Antonis Kalipetis

Antonis Kalipetis

Tech Lead, SourceLairAntonis is leading the technology at SourceLair - a company specialized in creating developer tools, while at the same time helps teams improve their development workflow. He's a Python lover and developer, and a Docker Captain. When not talking about himself in the third person, he loves automating stuff and sharing knowledge around all things containers, DevOps and developer workflows. Antonis tweets at @akalipetis
Anna Ossowski

Anna Ossowski

Community and Operations Manager, Django REST framework
Anna loves working at the intersection of tech and people and is currently managing the community and operations of Django REST framework. She is a former director of the Python Software Foundation, PyCon US Open Spaces-Chair, DjangoCon US Diversity Chair, and group leader of the PyLadies Remote group. In her free time she loves speaking at conferences and mentoring future speakers. Anna is very passionate about diversity and community outreach and wants to encourage more women to learn programming because it's awesome!
Annie Hedgpeth

Annie Hedgpeth

Cloud Automation Engineer, 10th MagnitudeAnnie began her journey into technology in May of 2016 by learning the InSpec framework in an effort to prove its accessibility to non- developers. As a result, she documented her experiences with InSpec and other technologies that were new to her on her blog. Today, she is a cloud automation engineer at 10th Magnitude, a leading Azure consultancy, and is interested in bringing more attention to technologies like Docker that lower the barrier to entry into technology. Annie tweets at @anniehedgie
Anton Weiss

Anton Weiss

Founder and CEO, OtomatoAnton Weiss is the founder, principal consultant and CEO at Otomato – the effective software delivery company. Anton has been building and delivering software for the last fifteen years both at large enterprise companies (AT&T, BMC) and startups. A big fan of technical training and knowledge sharing, Anton was one of the initiators and instructors of the first DevOps certification course in Israel. Anton is a seasoned engineer, but he also holds a BA in Sociology and an MBA, which makes him very keen on exploring the social aspects of collaborative software development. He is a frequent speaker at technology events and a rock star – Ant loves the stage and makes sure his audience stays both entertained and enriched. Firm believer in continuous improvement and organisational transparency. Anton tweets at @antweiss
Anusha Ragunathan

Anusha Ragunathan

Software Engineer, DockerAnusha Ragunathan is a maintainer of the Docker open-source project. She currently leads the effort on plugins, a mechanism to enable Docker Engine deployments to be integrated with third party infrastructure. She has several years of experience developing virtualization and systems management software. Other interests include distributed systems, high availability, disaster recovery, debugging and performance analysis. Anusha tweets at @AnushaRagunatha
Arun Gupta

Arun Gupta

Vice President of Developer Advocacy, CouchbaseArun Gupta is the vice president of developer advocacy at Couchbase. He has built and led developer communities for 10+ years at Sun, Oracle, and Red Hat. He has deep expertise in leading cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategy, planning and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and programs. Prior to that he led engineering teams at Sun and is a founding member of the Java EE team. Gupta has authored more than 2,000 blog posts on technology. He has extensive speaking experience in more than 40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rock Star for three years in a row. Gupta also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US and continues to promote technology education among children. An author of several books on technology, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Java Champion, a JUG leader, NetBeans Dream Team member, and a Docker Captain, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.
Aparna Sinha

Aparna Sinha

Product Lead, KubernetesAparna Sinha leads the product team at Google for Kubernetes and is responsible for all aspects of the technical strategy and roadmap. She worked on the Android Platform team at Google before Kubernetes. Prior to Google, Aparna led product management for NetApp’s manageability software and launched integrations for VMware, Oracle, Windows and Unix. She holds a PhD in Engineering from Stanford and has co-authored several technical publications and a patent. Aparna tweets at @apbhatnagar
Ben Golub

Ben Golub

CEO, DockerBen Golub is a serial entrepreneur and start-up CEO, and the current CEO of Docker, the company behind the Docker open source platform, and the chief sponsor of the Docker ecosystem. Docker is an open platform for developers and system administrators to build, ship, run and orchestrate distributed applications. Prior to Docker, Golub was CEO of Gluster, the open source, scale out storage company, which was successfully acquired by Red Hat in 2011. Prior to Gluster, Golub was CEO of social media pioneer Plaxo, which was acquired by Comcast in 2008. Prior to Plaxo, Golub spent eight years at VeriSign, Inc., serving as Chief Marketing Officer, as Senior Vice President of the security and payments business, and as General Manager of VeriSign's managed security services business. Ben tweets at @golubbe
Ben Sigelman

Ben Sigelman

Lead Author of OpenTracingBen Sigelman is a Cofounder and CEO at LightStep, a company that makes modern distributed systems observable and debuggable. An expert in distributed tracing, he is the co-author of the OpenTracing standard, a Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) project. In the past he built Dapper, Google's distributed system tracing infrastructure, and Monarch, Google's fleet-wide timeseries collection, storage, analysis, and alerting system. Ben holds an Sc.B. in Mathematics and Computer Science from Brown University. Ben tweets at @el_bhs
Brendan Gregg

Brendan Gregg

Sr. Performance Architect, NetflixBrendan Gregg is a senior performance architect at Netflix, where he does large scale computer performance design, evaluation, analysis, and tuning. He is the author of Systems Performance published by Prentice Hall, and received the USENIX LISA Award for Outstanding Achievement in System Administration. He has previously worked as a performance and kernel engineer, and has created performance analysis tools included in multiple operating systems, as well as visualizations and methodologies. Brendan tweets at @brendangregg
Bret Fisher

Bret Fisher

Independent Cloud Sysadmin and DevOps EngineerFor 20 years Bret has designed, built, and operated systems from 4 to 4000.  He currently focuses on DevOps style activities in the public cloud and enterprise. Bret works on creating immutable infrastructures, automation, containers, CI/CD, intelligent monitoring, and an occasional JavaScript developer. He spends his free time in Virginia's local, thriving tech scene helping lead local Code for America and Docker Meetup groups. He basically spend his days helping people. Bret lives at the beach. Dogs not Cats. Bret tweets at @bretfisher
Brett Haranin

Brett Haranin

Software Engineer, Cornell UniversityBrett Haranin is lead Software Engineer in the Research Division at Cornell University.  He and his team are focused on developing innovative applications to help Cornell researchers manage their grants and contracts.  Brett also collaborates with developers across campus to share code, organize hackathons, and evangelize modern software development practices. Brett tweets at @BrettHaranin
Brett Inman

Brett Inman

Infrastructure Engineer, Docker
Brett is a member of the Infrastructure team at Docker, providing the tools and resources to enable our developers to run at scale. Doing "devops", he has run a new configuration management tool pretty much every six months, and is constantly tinkering with logging stacks.
Brian Donaldson

Brian Donaldson

Lead Data Engineer, DockerBrian is the technical lead for the Growth team at Docker. The team is responsible for fueling growth by unlocking data-driven decision making, and collaborates with product owners to build reporting and eventing capabilities. Previously Brian led the Data Warehousing and Reporting team at Trulia.
Cedric Coroir

Cedric Coroir

Senior Technical Architect, Société GénéraleCedric Coroir is a Senior Technical Architect at Société Générale Global Banking and Investor Solutions. He is leading the PaaS definition and transformation: targeting 80% applications to move to the future execution platform. He is also the technical domain owner of Business Intelligence for the entity. Previously, Cedric served in management, product ownership and operational roles to create software in calculous R&D and Business Intelligence for financial institutions. Cedric tweets at @cedric_coroir
Chien Huey

Chien Huey

Software Engineer, XO GroupChien started his career as a Java developer with a knack for infrastructure before the term DevOps was coined. During his career, he migrated from development to operations and embraced it after years of the “Get Data, Set Data” grind. A coder at heart, Chien automates infrastructure using test-driven development. He has presented at JavaOne, QCon and MesosCon. Chien is a Software Engineer at XO Group parent company of theKnot.com.
Chris Aniszczyk

Chris Aniszczyk

COO of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation and VP of Developer Programs at The Linux FoundationChris Aniszczyk is an engineer by trade with a passion for open source and building communities. At Twitter, he created their open source program and led their open source efforts. For many years he served on the Eclipse Foundation's Board of Directors representing the committer community and the Java Community Process Executive Committee. In a previous life, he bootstrapped a consulting company, made many mistakes, lead and hacked on many eclipse.org and Linux related projects. He is now the COO of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation and VP of Developer Programs at The Linux Foundation. Chris tweets at @cra
Chris Ciborowski

Chris Ciborowski

CEO & Principal DevOps Consultant at NebulaworksChris is the CEO of Nebulaworks, a DevOps consultancy and Docker consulting/training partner. For 20 years Chris has been helping companies adopt advanced technology, and for the last two years he's focused on integrating Docker at enterprise clients. His expertise in containers goes back over 12 years with BSD Jails and Solaris Zones. Chris tweets at @chrisciborowski
Christy Perez

Christy Perez

Software Developer, IBM
Christy Perez is a Software Developer at IBM who is focused on expanding and improving Docker's capabilities on IBM POWER Systems. Before docker, she worked on a linux-based virtualization product called Kimchi, and contributed new IPv6 functionality to the i5/OS network stack. Christy tweets at @christylea
Chris Jones

Chris Jones

Software Engineer, IBM
Chris is a Software Engineer at IBM, who works on development and testing of Docker on IBM POWER Systems. Perhaps more known by his questionably confusing github handle: tophj-ibm, he can be found on Docker’s github repository submitting and reviewing multi-architecture issues and pull requests.
Craig Huber

Craig Huber

Manager, Development Operations, Capital OneCraig Huber is a DevOps Engineer at Capital One where he focuses on building cloud infrastructure, automation, containers and helping teams deploy their applications. He spent the last 10 years in the infrastructure space and enjoys working with the latest open source technologies to deliver business value. When he's not dockerizing and automating all the things at work, he's usually hacking on something at home to automate his life.
Dinesh Govindasamy

Dinesh Govindasamy

Principal Engineering Manager, Datacenter and Cloud Networking, MicrosoftDinesh is an Engineering Manager at Microsoft. He leads a development team that focusses on Windows container networking and Network appliances for Software Defined Networking. He and his team has been working on developing windows networking platform support for features like Overlay, Service Discovery, Load Balancing and Firewall for Docker Swarm Mode. Dinesh has 15 years of industry experience focusing on software development and technical leadership. In Microsoft, he has been focusing on Microsoft Private and Hybrid cloud strategy by delivering key game changing products in Software Defined Compute (Hyper-V) and Software Defined Networking (SDN) areas. Dinesh tweets at @dingovcloud
Daniel Hiltgen

Daniel Hiltgen

Software Engineer, DockerDaniel is a software engineer at Docker. With over 15 years of industry experience in software development and technical leadership, Daniel has broad experience with virtualization, systems management, storage, networking, web applications, and Linux. Daniel tweets at @dhiltgen
David Lawrence

David Lawrence

Security Team, DockerLay security developer that has learned a lot of mistakes the hard way. David started off building authentication systems, moved on to encrypted cloud storage for a few years, and is now working on the Security Team at Docker, presently focused on securing software distribution.
Diogo Mónica

Diogo Mónica

Security Lead, DockerDiogo is the security lead at Docker, led the Platform Security team at Square, has a PhD in CS and serves on the board of advisors of several security startups. Diogo tweets at @diogomonica
Drew Erny

Drew Erny

Software Engineer, DockerDrew Erny is a software engineer at Docker where he builds features for Swarmkit. Drew attended the University of Alabama, where he received a degree in Computer Science in 2016. He's previously worked as a Ruby on Rails developer and as an intern at Red Hat. Drew tweets at @dperny
Donnie Berkholz

Donnie Berkholz

Research Director, 451 ResearchDonnie Berkholz is the Research Director for 451 Research's Development, DevOps, & IT Ops Channel, which covers the technologies employed for software development and software lifecycle management to drive business growth. Donnie's own coverage encompasses development, testing and release engineering. This includes areas such as programming languages and tooling, source-code management, application lifecycle management, and continuous integration and delivery. Prior to joining 451 Research, Donnie covered trends in software development, data science and DevOps at RedMonk, with a particular focus on data-driven approaches to industry analysis. In that role, he worked closely with both vendors and end users to understand and advise on leading-edge adoption. He previously served as a Research Fellow at the Mayo Clinic and a writer for LWN.net, and he has spent more than a decade as an open-source developer on Gentoo Linux and other projects. Donnie holds a PhD in biochemistry and biophysics from Oregon State University. He received a BS in biochemistry and molecular biology and a BA in chemistry, with a journalism minor, from the University of Richmond. He has also studied at the University of Minnesota and Gustavus Adolphus College. Donnie tweets at @dberkholz
Elton Stoneman

Elton Stoneman

Developer Advocate, DockerI'm a Microsoft MVP, Pluralsight Author, and Developer Advocate at Docker, Inc. I've been architecting and delivering successful solutions with Microsoft technologies since 2000, most recently large-scale APIs and Big Data implementations in Azure, and distributed applications with Docker. Currently, I'm interested the expansion of the Microsoft stack outside of the normal boundaries; exploring the great opportunities opening up with .NET Core running on Linux, Windows Containers, and Docker running on Azure. I'm a regular speaker at events and user groups - in 2016 I spoke at Microsoft's Future Decoded and TechDays Online, at the WinOps Conference, Docker London and London DevOps. In 2017 I'll be speaking at NDC London, SDD, DevSum in Sweden, and DockerCon. Elton tweets at @eltonstoneman
Fabian Reinartz

Fabian Reinartz

Core Prometheus DeveloperFabian Reinartz is an engineer at CoreOS and one of the Prometheus core developers. Previously, he was a production engineer at SoundCloud. Fabian tweets at @fabxc     
Fabiane Nardon

Fabiane Nardon

Chief Scientist, TailTargetFabiane is a computer scientist who is passionate about creating software that will positively change the world we live in. She was chief architect of the Sao Paulo Healthcare Information System, considered the largest JavaEE application in the world and winner of the 2005 Duke's Choice Award. She led several communities, including the JavaTools Community at java.net, where 800+ open source projects were born. She is a frequent speaker at conferences in Brazil and abroad, including JavaOne, OSCON, Jfokus, JustJava, QCon and more. She’s also the author of several technical articles and member of the program committee of several conferences as JavaOne, OSCON, TDC and QCon. She was chosen a Java Champion by Sun Microsystems as a recognition of her contribution to the Java ecosystem. Currently, she works as a Chief Scientist at TailTarget where she is helping to shape new disruptive Data Science based services. Fabiane tweet at @fabianenardon
Fernando Mayo

Fernando Mayo

Senior Engineering Manager, Docker
Fernando Mayo is a Senior Engineering Manager at Docker, currently working on the Docker Cloud team based in San Francisco. Previously he was the CTO and co-founder of Tutum, which was acquired by Docker in 2015. He holds a MSc in Computational and Software Techniques in Engineering from Cranfield University (UK) and a Telecommunications Engineering degree from the University of Seville (Spain). Fernando tweets at @fernandomayo
Finnian Anderson

Finnian Anderson

Student16 year old Finnian is a UK-based web developer & Raspberry Pi hacker who cut his teeth on a handful of RPi model Bs as a 12 year old. After fiddling with HTML and PHP, he rapidly graduated to Python, Node.js, NoSQL databases and distributed load balancing to squeeze the juice out of the Pis. His Refresh team featured in the final of the UK Young Rewired State 2015 Festival of Code and their spin out ‘Healthy’ was hacked together in 6 hours at the UK Open Data Institute Summit. Despite the attractions of cybersecurity hacks at Bletchley Park, dinghy sailing, his FleetReach startup, ‘school work’ and the family dog, he has still found time to build a Docker-based Raspberry Pi cluster, fly a PiDrone and eat lots of cake. He will be sharing this and more in the Community Theatre as well as helping Captain @AlexEllisUK run the sell-out Hands-On Docker for Raspberry Pi workshop. Finnian tweets at @developius
Harish Jayakumar

Harish Jayakumar

Lead Solutions Engineer, DockerHarish Jayakumar is a Lead Solutions Engineer at Docker. He works closely with customers in adopting Docker across their entire organization - from development to production. Outside of that, he is a regular speaker at Meetups in the Bay area, evangelizing and talking about Docker, Orchestration and DevOps. He has several years of experience working on infrastructure and systems management solutions both as a Product Manager and a developer. He tweets @harish_jkumar
Heidi Howard

Heidi Howard

PhD Student, University Cambridge Heidi Howard is currently studying towards a PhD at the Cambridge University, Computer Lab, under the supervision of Prof. Jon Crowcroft. Her research interests are fault-tolerance, consistency and consensus in distributed computer systems. In 2014, she received her BA in Computer Science from Pembroke College at the Cambridge University. Heidi has also previously worked as an undergraduate researcher at the University of Cambridge and has recently interned with Dahlia Malkhi at VMware Research. Heidi tweets at @heidiann360
James Lowey

James Lowey

CIO, TGenJames Lowey has deep technical knowledge and a high degree of expertise in diverse technologies, with the main focus for the last thirteen years on computing as it pertains to biomedical research.James’ goal is to build a culture that fosters high-performance teams and computing environments that help accelerate the pace of discovery. By focusing on organization’s core mission, James believes IT will add value and not be seen as a cost center, but rather as a center for innovation.James’ specialties: HPC architecture, high-performance (Beowulf) cluster computing, data-center management, large-scale high-performance storage systems, systems optimization, and capacity planning.
JanJaap Lahpor

JanJaap Lahpor

Senior DevOps Manager, IntuitJanJaap is a Senior DevOps Manager for Intuit’s ProConnect Group. He leads Release Engineering, Operations and Development teams on a journey towards Continuous Delivery using Docker containers on public and private clouds. He has an extensive technical background in SCM/Release Engineering and Application Operation in the semiconductor, healthcare and finance industries. JanJaap never tweets at @JanJaapLahpor
Jeff Anderson

Jeff Anderson

Developer Support Engineer, DockerJeff Anderson is a Developer Support Engineer at Docker. He has a background in Linux system operations, configuration management, and automation. Jeff tweets at @programm3rq
Jeff Lindsay

Jeff Lindsay

Systems Designer, Glider LabsJeff Lindsay is a design-minded software programmer living in Austin, Texas. He founded Glider Labs, an open source innovation lab. There he writes open source developer infrastructure to make the world more programmable. Jeff tweets at @progrium
Jeff Nickoloff

Jeff Nickoloff

All in Geek ConsultingJeff Nickoloff is an independent software engineer, author, leader, and former manager. He's into microservices, building products, and solving interesting problems. Check out his book, Docker in Action, his blog on Medium, and his consulting company All in Geek Consulting. Jeff tweets at @allingeek
Jesse Butler

Jesse Butler

Software Engineer, OracleJesse Butler is a software engineer at Oracle. Until recently, he led efforts to port and integrate Docker on Solaris. He's now a member of the Oracle Linux team, working on Docker and other container-related technologies.
Jesse White

Jesse White

Principal, ContinoJesse White is a Principal at Contino with more than 15 years of technology industry experience across financial services, healthcare, advertising, e-commerce, and IoT. A 10 year veteran of New York City’s startup ecosystem, he's been busy building tech-focused human capital, with an eye for getting things done. As a founder of the DockerNYC Meetup group, Jesse has spent the last 5 years build teams and technology at the intersection of DevOps, cloud computing, and security. Jesse is an avid eater/listener/reader of good things. Jesse tweets at @Jesse_White
Jimena Tapia

Jimena Tapia

Software Engineer Full stack web developer. Self-taught UX product design. Proactive and passionate about my profession. Collaborative teamwork fan. Inspired by continuous improvement both academic and personal. Entrepreneur in process. Jimena tweets at @tapiajimena
Jim Ford

Jim Ford

Chief Architect, Global Product and Technology, ADPJim Ford, Chief Architect - Global Product and Technology, joined ADP in 1994 managing AIX adoption to support Oracle financials.  Since that time he has been involved in expanding ADP’s product portfolio.  if you have ever viewed your paycheck or W-2 online from ADP you used one of his products.  In 22 years Jim has participated in rapidly changing technology landscape.  Client Server to Server-less, Time Sharing to Container, Monolith to Micro-service, Jim has lived through the hype and hyperbole.
John Willis

John Willis

Director of Ecosystems Development, DockerJohn Willis has worked in the IT management industry for more than 35 years. Currently he is an Evangelist at Docker Inc. Prior to Docker Willis was the VP of Solutions for Sockeptlane (sold to Docker) and Enstratius (sold to Dell). Prior to to Socketplane and Enstratius Willis was the VP of Training & Services at Opscode where he formalized the training, evangelism, and professional services functions at the firm. Willis also founded Gulf Breeze Software, an award winning IBM business partner, which specializes in deploying Tivoli technology for the enterprise. Willis has authored six IBM Redbooks for IBM on enterprise systems management and was the founder and chief architect at Chain Bridge Systems. John tweets at @botchagalupe
John Zaccone

John Zaccone

Cloud Engineer at IBMI am a Software Engineer at IBM with 6 years of coding experience. I have a passion for optimizing architecture and process to enable teams to deliver business value. John tweets at @JohnZaccone
Julien Quintard

Julien Quintard

Technical Staff, DockerJulien Quintard is the former CEO of Infinit which was acquired by Docker. Prior to Infinit, he was a PhD student at the University of Cambridge, researching the possibility to rely on millions of untrustworthy computers (Byzantine fault tolerance) to provide a reliable storage service (POSIX-compliant file system) in a completely decentralized way (peer-to-peer). Julien tweets at @jquintard
Jonathan Lee

Jonathan Lee

Lead Software Engineer, CBS Interactive Jonathan is a Lead Software Engineer at CBS Interactive for CNET. He has spent the past 10 years working on full stack web applications, and his recent areas of focus is around performance, monitoring, workflow, and deployment strategy. His free time is filled with traveling, fitness, and committing back to open source. Jonathan tweets at @beenanner
Julius Volz

Julius Volz

Co-founder, Prometheus Julius co-founded the Prometheus monitoring system and lead the project to success at SoundCloud and beyond. He now focuses on growing the Prometheus community and is the main organizer of PromCon, the first conference around Prometheus. In a previous life, Julius was a Site Reliability Engineer at Google. Julius tweets at @juliusvolz 
Justin Cappos

Justin Cappos

Tenure-track Assistant Professor, New York UniversityJustin Cappos is a tenure-track assistant professor in the Computer Science and Engineering department at New York University. Justin's research philosophy focuses on improving real world systems, often by addressing issues that arise in practical deployments. His dissertation work was on Stork, the first package manager designed for environments that use operating system virtualization, such as cloud computing. Improvements in Stork, particularly relating to security, have been widely adopted and are used on the majority of Linux systems. His research has also been adopted into production use in a variety of other widely used software including git, Python, and Docker. More information is available at http://isis.poly.edu/~jcappos/index.php
Justin Cormack

Justin Cormack

Software Engineer, DockerJustin Cormack is an engineer at Docker and a maintainer of the Docker engine. Justin tweets at @justincormack
Kamal Muralidharan

Kamal Muralidharan

Technologist Technologist @PayPal. Interested in Hybrid Cloud, Distributed systems, Immutable Infrastructure Management, Service Discovery, Cluster Manager and Containers. Kamal tweets at @kamaltherocky
Kate Hirschfeld

Kate Hirschfeld

StudentKate Hirschfeld is a first-year High School student in Austin Texas who became a diversity advocate after her middle school presentation about inclusion and gender was banned.  Using that experience as a foundation, she interviewed tech executives about diversity challenges in their workplace.  She presented those findings at Defrag X in 2016. Kate tweets at @k8hir
Kendrick Coleman

Kendrick Coleman

Developer Advocate, {code} by Dell EMC
Kendrick Coleman is a reformed sysadmin and virtualization junkie. His attention has shifted from hypervisors to cloud native platforms focused on containers. In his role as a Developer Advocate for {code} by Dell EMC, he works with a team to write solutions for running persistent applications in containers, build a community, and publish all things open source. He is a Docker Captain and frequently blogs about storage and containers. His free time is spent sharing bourbon industry knowledge hosting the Bourbon Pursuit Podcast. Kendrick tweets over at @KendrickColeman
Laura Frank

Laura Frank

Director of Software Development, CodeshipAs the Director of Engineering at Codeship and a Docker Captain, Laura's primary focus is making tools for other developers. At Codeship, she works on improving the Docker infrastructure and overall experience for all users of the CI/CD platform. Previously, she worked on several open source projects to support Docker in the early stages of the project, including Panamax and ImageLayers. She currently lives in Berlin. Laura tweets at @rhein_wein
Laurent Bernaille

Laurent Bernaille

Solution Architect, D2SILaurent Bernaille is a solution architect specialized in cloud, containers, and automation. He is an open source enthusiast and has lately been focusing on helping organizations improve their deployment pipelines. He is really interested in how these new technologies are transforming organizations and IT jobs. Laurent tweets at @lbernail
Lee Namba

Lee Namba

Solutions Architect, Docker
Lee is a TAM Solutions Architect at Docker where he works with strategic Docker enterprise customers, providing technical leadership, deep technology expertise, and architecture experience. He previously worked at Atos as a senior enterprise architecture. In a previous life, he started and sold a software company in San Francisco. He is based out of Paris, France.
Lef Ioannidis

Lef Ioannidis

Principal Engineer, UnifyIDLef Ioannidis is the Principal Engineer for UnifyID, based in San Francisco, CA. UnifyID is being established as the implicit authentication authority, and wants to send passwords the way of the floppy drive. They the 1st place in the RSA Innovation Sandbox competition in 2017 and Runner-up in TechCrunch Disrupt in 2016. Lef was born in Thessaloniki, Greece, received his B.Sc in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT where he did research in Operating Systems and Security. Before UnifyID, he worked as a Security Engineer for Apple. Lef plays electric guitar with his band every Monday and likes to make musical instruments. Has made among other things, a dual pick-up, high powered electric violin. Lef tweets at @elefthei.
Lin Sun

Lin Sun

Technical Lead, IBM Cloud PlatformLin is a technical lead on IBM Cloud Platform Incubation projects focusing on containers and micro services.   She is passionate about new technologies and love to play with them.  She is a master inventor, currently, holds 100+ patents filed or pending with USPTO along with hundreds of articles published at IP.com.
Liz Rice

Liz Rice

Technical Evangelist, Aqua SecurityLiz Rice is a Technical Evangelist at Aqua Security. Previously, she Co-founded Microscaling Systems. She has a wealth of experience working on network protocols and distributed systems, and in digital technology sectors such as VOD, music, and VoIP. When not building startups and writing code, Liz loves riding bikes in places with better weather than her native London. Liz tweets at @lizrice
Luisa Marieth Morales

Luisa Marieth Morales

Front-end Developer, Stealthwerk
Luisa is a self-taught front-end developer currently working at Stealthwerk, a development agency in NYC. Luisa is a DockerNYC co-organizer and a lead at Women Who Code NYC. She's passionate about making tech an inclusive and welcoming environment, which she strives for when speaking with anyone entering tech and the organizations she's a part of. Luisa tweets at @luisamariethm.
Madhu Venugopal

Madhu Venugopal

Senior Director, Networking, DockerMadhu tweets at @MadhuVenugopal
Marcus Martins

Marcus Martins

Software Engineer, DockerMarcus Martins is a software engineer on the Docker Cloud team. His team is responsible for services that power Docker Hub and Docker Cloud, including their hosted Registry service, working to scale it to handle over 8 billion pulls to date. Marcus tweets at @marcusmartins
Mark Church

Mark Church

Solutions Architect, DockerMark Church is a Solutions Architect at Docker, where he helps companies adopt Docker's container platform to take advantage of technologies like microservices and cloud. Mark focuses on production container architectures and container networking. Prior to Docker, Mark held a variety of engineering roles at Cisco Systems where he helped design web-scale data center networks for LinkedIn and Salesforce.
Matthew Russell

Matthew Russell

Principal Consultant at AutostructureAddressing business issues with effective technology solutions is Matt's passion. He is focused on leading program and project teams, primarily in the Federal Government space.  The team is currently working to automate software delivery and data center operations activities of a major federal agency, using tools such as Docker and Puppet.  He has co-founded 3 companies – Autostructure, Cynerge Consulting, and LocalHop, and likes to stay busy.  Matt has been working as a program and project manager for over 20 years.
Michael Bright

Michael Bright

Solution Architect, HPEMichael Bright, is a Solution Architect working in the HPE EMEA OpenNFV Lab.   Based in Grenoble, France, he runs a Python user group, and is a co-organizer of the Docker and FOSS Meetup groups. He has a keen interest in Container and Orchestration technologies. He has presented on subjects diverse as NFV, Docker, Container Orchestration, Unikernels, OpenStack, Jupyter Notebooks and MongoDB. https://mjbright.github.io/#publications
Michael Crosby

Michael Crosby

Engineer, DockerMichael Crosby, who has been a Docker open-source contributor since 2013, is the chief maintainer for the Docker Project and the Linux Foundation's Open Container Initiative (OCI). He is responsible for ensuring that community member code and contributions adhere to Docker’s standards. Michael tweets at @crosbymichael
Michael Wilde

Michael Wilde

Principal Sales Engineer, SplunkMichael Wilde, “Chief of Black Ops and White Lies” is a Principal Sales Engineer with Splunk.  Starting with Splunk as their first Sales Engineer way back in 2006, over the years Michael has helped the company evolve its product and demo strategy, becoming and expert evangelist.  Come to his Lightning talk to see and hear more! Aside from being a career sales engineer, Michael is a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu an RYT-200 yoga teacher, every Saturday at LifeTime Fitness in Austin, TX.  Michael tweets at @michaelwilde
Michele Leroux Bustamante

Michele Leroux Bustamante

Founder and CIO, SollianceMichele Leroux Bustamante is a founder and CIO of Solliance (solliance.net), a Microsoft Regional Director and Microsoft Azure MVP. Additionally she has been awarded Azure Elite and Azure Insider status as well as the ASP.NET Insider designation. Michele is a recognized leader in several fields including identity and access management, security and compliance, cloud computing technologies, and DevOps. During the past 20 years, Michele has held senior executive positions at several corporations, assembled and led teams, implemented development process, overseen architecture and design, and facilitated numerous successful large-scale enterprise solution deployments. During the past few years Michele's focus has been leading the Security and Microservices practices at Solliance - and sharing customer learnings through presentations and workshops. Michele has also been active in the startup community with a keen understanding of the technical and business needs of a startups. She shares experiences through presentations and keynotes all over the world and has been publishing regularly during her entire career. Michele wrote the best-selling book ''Learning WCF'' (O'Reilly 2007) and Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions (MS Press 2015). Michele tweets at @michelebusta
Michelle Casbon

Michelle Casbon

Director of Data Science, QordobaMichelle Casbon is Director of Data Science at Qordoba. Previously, she was a Senior Data Science Engineer at Idibon, where she built tools for generating predictions on text datasets. Michelle’s development experience spans more than a decade across various industries, including media, investment banking, healthcare, retail, and geospatial services. Michelle completed a Masters at the University of Cambridge, focusing on NLP, speech recognition, speech synthesis, and machine translation. She loves working with open source projects and has contributed to Apache Spark and Apache Flume. Michele tweets at @texasmichelle
Mike Coleman

Mike Coleman

Technical Evangelist, DockerMike works at Docker as an evangelist specializing in helping the community understand how to operationalize Docker. Prior to joining Docker he worked at Puppet Labs, VMware, Intel, and Microsoft in a variety of product management and technical marketing roles. Before all that Mike worked as a systems administrator and architect - he was even a Certified Banyan Engineer. You can follow him on Twitter @mikegcoleman, but mostly he tweets about soccer.
Nan Xiao

Nan Xiao

Genomic Data Scientist, Seven BridgesNan is a Genomic Data Scientist at Seven Bridges, where he and his colleagues build innovative data-driven products for petabyte-scale biomedical data analysis, accelerating breakthroughs in genomics research for cancer, drug development, and precision medicine. With the help of Docker, their scalable, cloud-based Seven Bridges Platform empowers rapid, collaborative analysis of millions of genomes in concert with other forms of biomedical data. As an active contributor to the R community, Nan is the author of 10+ R/Bioconductor packages covering topics of machine learning, reproducible research, and data visualization. Nan tweets at @road2stat
Nandhini Santhanam

Nandhini Santhanam

Engineering Manager, DockerNandhini is an Engineering Manager at Docker. She has been working on building a robust platform for trusted Dockerized Content and eventually grow Docker’s ecosystem. She's worked on technologies ranging from Video Compression to Big Data and enjoys challenges she has never worked on before.
Nico Kabar

Nico Kabar

Solution Architect, DockerNico is a Solutions Architect at Docker where he works with strategic Docker enterprise customers, providing technical leadership, deep technology expertise, and architecture experience to ensure successful platform adoption. He enjoys networking at scale, hacking cool tools, and automating the interwebs while sipping on some black coffee. Nico tweets at @nicolakabar
Nishant Totla

Nishant Totla

Software Engineer, DockerNishant Totla is a software engineer at Docker, and works on the core open source team. He focuses on container orchestration, currently working on Docker SwarmKit and Swarm. His interests include distributed systems and programming language design. In his spare time, he enjoys long-distance running and biking. Nishant tweets at @nishanttotla
Patrick Camacho

Patrick Camacho

Senior Software Engineer, DockerPatrick enjoys working in startups that focus on developer tools. With a focus on front end engineering and a background in design, he enjoys keeping up with the rapidly evolving world of JS development and pushing his limits of what can be built. Patrick is a a tech lead on the front end team at Docker, with a focus on team building, internal tooling and architecture. Patrick tweets at @icofyre
Phil Estes

Phil Estes

Senior Technical Staff Member, IBMPhil is a Senior Technical Staff Member with IBM's Cloud Open Technologies team. The Open Technology team leads IBM's strategy and involvement in key cloud open source technologies, including Docker, Cloud Foundry, and Openstack. Phil is a core contributor and maintainer on the Docker engine project and is a leader and expert within IBM on container and cloud open source technologies. He regularly helps both IBM product teams and IBM's customers to apply container technology and concepts to their cloud strategy and implementation. Phil speaks regularly at industry conferences and meetups and enjoys helping customers and developers alike understand this fast-growing ecosystem. Phil tweets at @estesp
Qirui Yang

Qirui Yang

Senior Software Test Engineer, Capital OneQirui Yang is Senior Software Test Engineer at Capital One Canada Software Studio. With exposure to the testing world during his coop terms, he decided to continue this journey after graduating from University of Toronto. And he has loved it ever since. Qirui is experienced in testing both UI and RESTful Web Service. He enjoys utilizing the latest technology (like AWS and Docker) in his daily work. His current focus is building a reusable Selenium Grid Docker infrastructure to enhance test efficiency for the whole Canada Software Studio.
Quentin Hocquet

Quentin Hocquet

Software Engineer, DockerQuentin Hocquet is a software engineer at Docker, currently working on distributed storage. Previously he was CTO of Infinit, which was acquired by Docker in late 2016. Quentin tweets as @mefyl.
Riyaz Faizullabhoy

Riyaz Faizullabhoy

Security Engineer, DockerRiyaz is a security engineer at Docker, and previously researched systems security and malware detection at UC Berkeley. At Docker, he is a maintainer of Notary: a content signing platform based on The Update Framework. Riyaz has previously spoken at LinuxCon, Docker meetups, and led the Docker Security Workshop at Dockercon 2016. Riyaz tweets at @riyazdf
Sasi Kannappan

Sasi Kannappan

Chief Systems Architect, VisaSasi Kannappan is a Chief Systems Architect working for Visa Inc.  In his 21 years of experience, he had architected and spearheaded development for various initiatives like High Performance Distributed application architecture, Mobile NFC payment services, Decision and Fraud Management Engine, Web Services Standardization across organization, Geographically distributed SSO platform etc.
Scott Coulton

Scott Coulton

Senior Software Engineer, PuppetScott is a solutions architect with 10 years’ experience in the managed services and hosting space. He has  extensive experience in architecture. 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. My design strengths are in cloud computing, automation and the security space. Scott tweets at @scottcoulton
Scott Gress

Scott Gress

Co-founderScott Gress is a co-founder of Treeline, a YCombinator-backed startup helping developers build backend apps without writing code, and a core contributor to Sails, the popular open-source web framework for Node.  He lives in Austin and is learning to weld so that he can build a six-foot metal dinosaur for his front yard. Scott tweets at @sgress454
Serdar Yegulalp

Serdar Yegulalp

Senior Writer, InfoWorldSerdar Yegulalp is a senior writer at InfoWorld, focused on the InfoWorld Tech Watch news analysis blog, where he covers container technology among many other topics, and periodic reviews. Before joining InfoWorld, Serdar wrote for the original Windows Magazine, Information Week, the briefly resurrected Byte, and a slew of other publications. When he's not covering IT, he's writing SF and fantasy published under his own personal imprint, Genji Press.
Shawn Bower

Shawn Bower

Cloud Architect, Cornell UniversityShawn Bower is a Docker Captain who works at Cornell University as their Cloud Architect.   He has helped to move many of the University’s workloads to Docker and the cloud.  Shawn spends his time working with administrative units and researchers at cornell helping to employ modern DevOps practices while moving their applications to the Cloud. Shawn tweets at @drizzt51
Solomon Hykes

Solomon Hykes

Founder and CTO, DockerSolomon Hykes is the founder and CTO of Docker, formerly known as Dotcloud, and the creator of the Docker project. An Epitech and YCombinator alumni, Solomon led Dotcloud as CEO through five years of fundraising, business operations and product launches before focusing entirely on Docker. Solomon tweets at @Solomonstre
Stefan Scherer

Stefan Scherer

Software Engineer, SEAL SystemsStefan is a Software Engineer at SEAL Systems. He enjoys automating things and uses Docker at work in various test environments. He is an early adopter of Docker on Windows, giving feedback and sharing his experience as a Docker Captain. He is member of the Hypriot team that gives the community a very easy experience for Docker on ARM devices. Stefan tweets at @stefscherer
Swamy Kocherlakota

Swamy Kocherlakota

SVP and Head of Operations and Infrastructure, VisaSwamy Kocherlakota is SVP and head of Operations and Infrastructure at Visa Inc. where he is responsible for building a strong operations and infrastructure practice to deliver world-class payments processing services to the industry. Prior to joining Visa Inc., Swamy was responsible Global Infrastructure Engineering and Architecture at BNY Mellon. Before joining BNY Mellon, Swamy was at Merrill Lynch where he oversaw Merrill Lynch’s application services group where he was responsible for establishing enterprise standards and building shared infrastructure and application services for the company’s Global Markets and Investment Banking Technology areas.   Previously, he was Merrill Lynch’s head of technology for the ISI Equities Direct Market Access technology group. Before joining Merrill, Swamy was a distinguished engineer at Lucent Bell Labs where he managed technology for Lucent and its ventures.   Swamy is a NASD registered representative and has a PhD in Computer Science from Michigan State University. For additional details on patents, publications please check out the LinkedIn Profile. Swamy tweets at @ksr_swamy  
Tibor Vass

Tibor Vass

Software Engineer, DockerTibor Vass is a software engineer at Docker and maintainer of the Docker project since 2014. Previously, he worked as an operations engineer at StumbleUpon. He's passionate about open source, all things Docker and the Go programming language which Docker is written in. He may be bribed with French savory crêpes or Hungarian túró rudi. He also clearly has faith in UTF-8 adoption. Tibor tweets at @tiborvass
Tim Tyler

Tim Tyler

Lead Solutions Engineer, MetLifeTim started life as a Mechanical Engineer and has over 20 years of experience in the Semiconductor industry focusing on high performance computing, design automation, and Open Source compliance and evangelization. Tim particularly enjoys championing and promoting a DevOps culture and Social Coding, as well as building collaboration between development, engineering, and operations teams. Tim recently migrated to the Insurance industry, where the field is ripe for transformative DevOps and Agile change.
Taylor Brown

Taylor Brown

Principal Program Management Lead, Windows and Devices Group at MicrosoftTaylor Brown is a Principal Program Management Lead in the Windows and Devices Group at Microsoft.  As a member of the base Windows engineering team he is reasonable for Windows Server Developer strategy as well as focus specifically on container technologies, including Windows Server Containers.  Taylor started his career in Windows working on the 1394/Firewire stack for Windows 2003 then working on ACPI/power management for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 and briefly working on the Microsoft Smart Watch (SPOT) team before joining the newly formed virtual machine team.  Since then he has contributed to every virtual machine technology shipped by Microsoft including Virtual PC, Virtual Server and every version of Hyper-V making him recognized as an industry expert in virtualization technologies. Taylor tweets at @taylorb_msft
Thomas Graf

Thomas Graf

CTO & Co-Founder Covalent IOThomas Graf has been a Linux kernel developer for 15 years, working on a variety of networking and security subsystems. His current focus is on BPF and how it can be applied to solve challenges of distributed applications. This includes providing secure networking with transparent encryption, application aware security, tracing, visibility, and mitigation of DDoS attacks. Thomas is a contributor to various open source projects including the Linux kernel, Cilium, Open vSwitch, Docker, and Kubernetes. Thomas tweets at @tgraf__
Thomas Shaw

Thomas Shaw

Build Engineer, ActivisionThomas has been a Build Engineer for 2 years and began promoting Docker usage in Sept 2014. Today we have Dockerised build and test pipelines. Thomas continues to drive Docker adoption through Meetups and bootcamps in his native Dublin. Tom tweets at @tomwillfixit
Tyler Jewell

Tyler Jewell

CEO
Tyler is project lead for Eclipse Che, developer workspace server and next-generation Eclipse IDE. He is also the founder and CEO of Codenvy and a partner with Toba Capital managing investments in middleware and application development. He sits on the boards of WSO2, Sauce Labs, ShiftMobility, and the Eclipse Foundation. He has investments in ZeroTurnaround, InfoQ, Cloudant, SourceGraph, and AppHarbor. He is the author of three books on Java, including OReilly's Java Web Services.
Victor Vieux

Victor Vieux

Software Engineer, DockerVictor Vieux is a software engineer at Docker. He was one of the original developers of Docker’s low-level internals and has been with the Docker project from the beginning. He’s now working on Docker Swarm, a Docker-native clustering system. He’s passionate about Docker and the Docker community, writing code and helping others with passion and enthusiasm 24/7. Previously, Victor was a robotics engineer and C/C++ programmer. He’s originally from Paris, France. Victor tweets at @vieux
Vivek Saraswat

Vivek Saraswat

Senior Product Manager, Docker
Vivek Saraswat works in product management at Docker, where he helps enterprise customers to manage their containerized applications in a secure and scalable manner. Prior to Docker, Vivek held product roles at VMware and AWS and was an engineer in a past life. Vivek tweets at @theVSaraswat
Volkan Tufekci

Volkan Tufekci

DevOps Engineer Volkan has been working as the DevOps Engineer of eBay Turkey - GittiGidiyor for 2 years. Before that he had worked as a software engineer in banking, mobile and telecommunication sectors. He's mainly responsible for build, test and release phases of their products. His daily routine involves dealing with CI/CD Pipelines, Swarm Clusters, Automated Tests. Python, Java and Ruby are his favourite languages. He spends his free time in theatres both on and off the stage.
Ying Li

Ying Li

Security Engineer, DockerYing is a member of the Docker security team, and is a Python and Go programmer.
Zhimin Tang

Zhimin Tang

Senior Expert, Alibaba CloudZhimin is Product Manager and Technical Lead of Alibaba Cloud Container Service focusing on containers, microservices and cloud native applications. Prior to Alibaba Cloud, he was an architect working on middleware and application infrastructure inside Alibaba.