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.Register Now
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Laura Frank TachoCloudBees
Liz RiceAqua Security
Mijo SafradinRobert Bosch GmbH
Bret FisherIndependent Consultant @bretfisher
For 25 years Bret has built and operated distributed systems as a sysadmin and helped over 70,000 people learn dev and ops topics. He is a Docker Captain, the author of the wildly popular Docker Mastery series on Udemy, and also provides DevOps-style consulting and live workshops with a focus on immutable infrastructures, containers, and orchestration. He spends his free time in Virginia’s local, thriving tech scene helping lead local meetups. Bret basically spends his days helping people, and giving high fives. He lives at the beach, writes at bretfisher.com, prefers dogs over cats, and tweets at @bretfisher
Elton StonemanDeveloper Advocate@eltonstoneman
I’m a Pluralsight Author, Microsoft MVP and Developer Advocate at Docker. I’ve been architecting and delivering successful solutions with Microsoft technologies since 2000, most recently Big Data and API implementations in Azure, and distributed applications with Docker. Currently I’m interested the evolution of the Microsoft stack, exploring the great opportunities to modernize existing .NET Framework apps with Docker, and run them alongside new .NET Core apps in Windows and Linux containers. I’m a regular presenter and workshop host at conferences. I’ve been fortunate to speak at NDC, DockerCon, SDD, DevSum, Container Camp and Future Decoded. You’ll often see me at user groups too – Docker London, London DevOps and WinOps are my locals.
Gareth RushgroveProduct Manager@garethr
Gareth Rushgrove is a product manager at Docker. He works remotely from Cambridge, UK, helping to build interesting tools for people to better manage infrastructure and applications. Previously he worked for the UK Government Digital Service focused on infrastructure, operations and information security. When not working he can be found curating the Devops Weekly newsletter or hacking on software in new-fangled programming languages.
Jeff Nickoloff co-founded Topple (gotopple.com). He and his team provide: custom software development; Docker, containerization, and microservice consulting; and various engineering training services. He is an experienced software engineer, people manager, published author, and blogger. He enjoys reducing “time to root cause”, product experimentation, building engineering teams, and taking on the most difficult problems.
Joe DuffyFounder and CEO@funcofjoe
Joe Duffy is founder and CEO of Pulumi, a new open source cloud development platform for modern, container-based architectures. Prior to founding Pulumi, Joe was Director of Engineering and Technical Strategy for Microsoft’s developer tools, leading engineering for its programming languages group, including all Visual Studio language, compiler, and static analysis services. Joe led the creation of a distributed operating system’s programming language and development platform, and initiated efforts to take .NET open source and cross-platform. He still loves to code every day.
Justin CormackSr. Software Engineer@justincormack
Justin Cormack is an engineer in the security team at Docker. This means he is fortunate enough to get to work across the whole product, from the open source projects to desktop and enterprise.
Laura Frank TachoDirector of Engineering@rhein_wein
As the Director of Engineering at CloudBees and a Docker Captain, Laura has a deep knowledge of developer tools. She has worked on CodeShip, a SaaS CI/CD platform designed to streamline testing and deployment of code, since 2015. Before CodeShip, she co-maintained several open source projects to support Docker in the early stages of the project, including Panamax and ImageLayers, and came to work on developer tools and open source by way of OpenStack and HP’s public cloud offering. She is a member of the Moby Project’s Technical Steering Committee and frequent international speaker. She currently lives in Vienna.
Lee NambaEMEA Practice Manager@leenamba
Lee is the EMEA Practice Manager 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.
Liz RiceTechnology Evangelist@lizrice
Liz Rice is the Technology Evangelist with container security specialists Aqua Security, where she also works on container-related open source projects including kube-bench and kube-hunter. She has a wealth of software development, team, and product management experience from working on network protocols and distributed systems, and in digital technology sectors such as VOD, music, and VoIP. When not writing code, or talking about it, Liz loves riding bikes in places with better weather than her native London, and competing in virtual races on Zwift.
Mijo SafradinLinux Engineer
Mijo Safradin works as a Linux engineer at Robert Bosch GmbH. He is the responsible service owner of a worldwide available container platform that enables software developers, engineers and production workload.