Hello #DevOps, #CloudOps, #Cloud-Native Folks,
Welcome to our Cloud-Native Wellington meetup, friends; here is our August 2022 meetup. Welcome to all new members, #DevOps, #CloudOps & #CloudNative enthusiasts.
Like previous years, we've arranged a few local & international speakers from the upcoming Cloud-Native Summit (https://www.cloudnativesummit.co/) to present a few lightning talks at our CNCF Wellington August meetup. We are delighted to co-host this meetup with our friends from the Wellington DevOps meetup (https://www.meetup.com/Wellington-DevOps-Group).
Platform Sponsor: Cloud Native Summit
Thank you, CNS, CNCF, and BNZ, for your support.
04:30 p.m. - Doors Open, Networking
05:00 p.m. - Presentation Starts
06:30 p.m. - Wrap-Up & Thank you
Customer Engineer II, Fast Track for Azure
Director of Sales & Partnerships
Principal Solutions Engineer
Applications Platform Architect
Wil is a Customer Engineer for Microsoft working in the Fast Track for Azure team focusing on Azure Application development and modernization. He is passionate about Serverless and Container technologies and about helping developers build great things using these technologies.
Away from his keyboard, he enjoys hiking and kayaking around the beautiful land of New Zealand
Ryan is based in Sausalito, CA and is a Maryland native. Ryan has over 18 years experience in Infrastructure Engineering, DevOps, CICD, IaC, Enterprise Systems Engineering, Architecture and Operational support.
Ryan has worked in a number of engineering & solutions engineering roles at Stanley Black & Decker, GANTECH, VMware, Armory, Opsera, and is currently the Director of Sales & Partnerships at Spacelift. Spacelift is a sophisticated and compliant infrastructure delivery platform for Terraform, CloudFormation, Pulumi, and Kubernetes.
Jag is currently the Principal Solutions Engineer at Grafana for ANZ. He has been working in the IT infrastructure area covering everything from system administration to solution engineering with leading vendors in the IT industry servicing customers across APJ for the past 2 decades. He enjoys gardening and traveling but mostly loves talking about Formula 1.
Pradeep is an Applications Platform Architect at VMWare. Pradeep helps customers design application platforms targeting multi cloud scenarios. Pradeep is the organizer of the Cloud Native – Brisbane meetup group.
BMK Lakshminarayanan is an inspiring and passionate DevOps Advocate and Value Stream/Transformation Architect promoting DevOps, Lean and Value Stream Management principles & practices. He also serves as a New Zealand ambassador for the Cloud-Native Computing Foundation(CNCF), DevOps Institute and Continuous Delivery Foundation(CDF), and a Board Advisor for the Value Stream Management consortium(VSMC).