Advisory Board

JAX Devops, 9 - 12 April 2018
The Conference for Continuous Delivery, Microservices, Docker & Clouds

Daniel Bryant

OpenCredo

Daniel Bryant is a Principal Consultant at OpenCredo, and specialises in enabling agility within organisations. His current work includes introducing better requirement gathering and planning techniques, focusing on the relevance of architecture within agile development, and facilitating continuous integration/delivery. Daniel’s current technical expertise focuses on ‘DevOps’ tooling, cloud platforms and microservice implementations. He is also a leader within the London Java Community (LJC), contributes to several open source projects, writes for well-known technical websites, and regularly presents at international conferences such as JavaOne, Devoxx and FOSDEM.

Sebastian Meyen

Software & Support Media

Sebastian is Chief Content Officer at S&S Media. He has been actively involved with the IT industry for more than 10 years. As a journalist he is constantly in touch with thought leaders in software development and architecture. He is editor in chief of the German speaking Java Magazin and program chair of the JAX conferences since 2001. Prior to joining S&S Media, he studied philosophy and anthropology in Frankfurt, Germany.

J. Paul Reed

Release Engineering Approaches

J. Paul Reed has over fifteen years experience in the trenches as a build/release and tools engineer, working with such organizations storied as VMware, Mozilla, Postbox, and Symantec.

In 2012, he founded Release Engineering Approaches, a consultancy incorporating a host of tools and techniques to help organizations realize how they can “Simply Ship. Every time.” He’s worked across a number of industries, from financial services to cloud-based infrastructure to health care, with teams ranging from 2 to 2500 on everything from tooling, operational analysis and improvement, team culture transformation, and business value optimization. He regularly speaks internationally on release engineering, DevOps, operations complexity, and human factors.

Paul is also the founding host of The Ship Show, a twice-monthly podcast tackling topics related to build engineering, DevOps, and release management.

Paul Stack

Dream It Get IT LTD

Paul Stack is a London based infrastructure engineer. Paul has spoken at various events throughout the world about his passion for continuous integration and continuous delivery and why they should be part of what developers do on a day to day basis. He believes that reliably delivering software is just as important as its development. Paul’s newest passion is the DevOps movement and how this helps not just development and operations but the entire business and it’s customers.