Description Dan Lahl, Vice President of Product Marketing at SAP, has been in high tech for over 30 years, with extensive experience in data management, data warehousing, analytics and cloud.
Description Odysseas is currently leading Developer Relations at Netdata. Before, he was part of the Product team at balena.io focusing on competitive analysis of the Edge Computing industry while also leading 1% improvements across the whole product stack. Odysseas acquired his 5-year Diploma in Electrical Engineering, from the University of Patras, Greece, just before joining balena where he led an entrepreneurial NPO and also won the first prize in an MIT Bootcamp on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Odysseas is an avid reader and blogs at odyslam.me/blog.
Description Lars has worked with cloud technology since 2008, both within industry and academia. He holds a PhD in computer science and is a senior cloud architect at Elastisys. He is one of the architects of Compliant Kubernetes, a CNCF certified Kubernetes distribution, designed and developed especially to meet the high security demands of regulated industries.
Description Grace Lau is the Director of Growth Content at Dialpad, an AI-powered cloud communication platform for better and easier team collaboration. She has over 10 years of experience in content writing and strategy. Currently, she is responsible for leading branded and editorial content strategies, partnering with SEO and Ops teams to build and nurture content. Grace Lau also published articles for domains such as Vyond and Tapfiliate.
Description Bill Ledingham is the CEO of Fairwinds, the Kubernetes enablement company.
Description Joey is a Principal Product Manager for Kasten by Veeam. Joey comes to Kasten with over a decade and a half of experience managing product and services portfolios worth $100M-$500M annually. Previously Joey was a Lead Product Manager for the Data Protection and Availability products at Dell EMC. He was also Director of Product Management at Synoptek. Joey excels at operating up and down the technology stack and forecasting a vision for emerging markets which has resulted in significant revenue growth for his organizations.
Description Matt Lenhard is the Co-founder & CTO of ContainIQ. Matt is an experienced technology founder having founded multiple tech startups, twice with Nate Matherson. In his previous roles, Matt built a number of internal tools and software to help internal teams improve productivity and optimize resources. Matt is a full-stack developer with extensive experience in Kubernetes. Outside of work, Matt is an angel investor focusing primarily on early stage software companies.
Description Hannah Leslie works with clients across many disciplines including integration & API technologies, DevOps and Cloud-Native development. Hannah enjoys researching and writing about trends in digital transformation, open banking, containerization and automation. She assists in creating innovative solutions leveraging market-leading technologies from partners such as Red Hat and IBM.
Description Wei Lien Dang is StackRox’s container security expert and VP of product, responsible for product management and strategy. Previously, he was Head of Product at CoreOS and held senior product management roles for security and cloud infrastructure at Amazon Web Services, Splunk, and Bracket Computing. He was also part of the investment team at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Wei Lien holds an MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School and a BS in applied physics with honors from Caltech.
Description Knox Lively is the lead technical evangelist at Observe. An accomplished writer, published author and former DevOps Engineer with over 12 years behind the keyboard, Knox builds community, drives engagement and educates the public about the company's product.
Description Igor Livshitz is Senior Director of Product Management at Guardicore and a seasoned cyber security expert with over 12 years of hands-on experience in a wide variety of technologies. Igor has vast experience in managing R&D teams in innovative projects and a proven track record of delivering great products tailored to the customers’ needs.
Description Magno Logan is an Information Security Specialist at Trend Micro, focused on application security and DevSecOps. He is the founder of the OWASP Paraíba Chapter and the JampaSec Security Conference located in Brazil. Logan is also a featured speaker at multiple industry conferences, including The Long Con in Canada, RoadSecSP, BSidesSP, MindTheSec RJ, OWASP App Sec Latam, BHack in Brazil and Just4Meeting in Portugal. He studied security and computer forensics at TC3 in New York and currently, his research at Trend Micro focuses on containers and cloud security. Logan is certified in: CompTIA CySA+, Security+, Cloud Essentials, EXIN Secure Programming and Ethical Hacking.
Description Chris Love is a Google Cloud Certified hybrid multi-cloud Fellow, co-founder of LionKube and the co-author of the book Core Kubernetes. He has over 25 years of software and IT engineering experience with companies including Google, Oracle, VMware, Cisco, Johnson & Johnson and others. Chris has contributed to many open source projects, including Kubernetes, kops (former AWS SIG lead), Bazel (contributed to Kubernetes rules) and Terraform (an early contributor to the VMware plugin). His professional interests include Kubernetes, IT culture transformation, containerization technologies, automated testing frameworks and practices and DevOps. Chris also enjoys speaking around the world about DevOps, Kubernetes, and technology and mentoring people in the IT and software industry. Outside work, Chis enjoys skiing, volleyball, playing with his dogs, and other outdoor activities that come with living in Colorado. If you’re interested in having virtual coffee or have questions for Chris, you can contact him at @chrislovecnm on Twitter or LinkedIn.
Description Larry Ludlow is a senior cloud engineer at Otava and has spent 20 years working with Linux and Unix systems.
Description Donald Lutz is an accomplished director of software engineering, cloud architect and software architect with an enormous depth and breadth of experience in Microsoft architecture. He also has more than 25 years experience designing and building large enterprise systems. Lutz specializes in providing companies with real-world cloud solutions implemented to build integrated, choreographed microservices using AWS, Azure, Docker and Kubernetes in a multi-cloud environment.