VIP Networking Lounge: Fireside Chat

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Mandi Walls
PagerDuty, DevOps Advocate

Mandi Walls is a DevOps Advocate on the Community and Advocacy Team at PagerDuty. Before joining PagerDuty, Mandi spent a number of years at Chef Software, working with customers and community members in the US and Europe. Originally a large-scale systems administrator, Mandi has focused on IT automation; organizational culture and change; and community.

Sanjai Marimadaiah
Push Technology, Chief Product Officer

Sanjai is Chief Product Officer at Push Technology. Sanjai came to Push from Spinnovation LLC, which he founded and led, to help CEOs of startups chart their next strategic phase of growth. Prior to that he was VP of Product Management at Pilops, VP & GM for Business Incubation at CA Technologies, Senior Director of Cloud Solutions at Oracle, and Head of Product Management for Big Data Solutions at Hewlett Packard. Sanjai has an MBA degree from Santa Clara University.

Dan McKinney
Cloudsmith, Developer Relations Lead

With over 10 years in the world of engineering, Dan currently leads Developer Relations at Cloudsmith. Bridging the gap between customer success, engineering, and marketing, Dan is incredibly passionate about helping people and organizations implement and adopt technologies that secure their software supply chain.
In addition to Developer Relations, Dan is also the voice and creator behind Cloudsmith’s YouTube tutorials, guides, and the key writer behind all blogs and documentation.
Fun fact: Dan is also a professional DJ with over 2,000 gigs under his belt alongside some of the biggest names in the industry.

Pat Patterson
Citrix, Director of Developer Evangelism

Pat Patterson has been working with Internet technologies since 1997, building software and communities at Sun Microsystems, Salesforce, StreamSets, and now Citrix. At Sun, Pat was the community lead for the OpenSSO open source project. As a developer evangelist at Salesforce, Pat focused on identity, integration and the Internet of Things, with a switch to big data and data integration in his role of director of evangelism at StreamSets. Now Director of Developer Evangelism at Citrix, Pat is leading developer engagement through the transition from on-premise products to cloud services. When he isn't speaking at conferences, writing technical content or hanging out on Slack, Pat likes to run far, having completed several ultra-marathons.


Join DevNetwork Executive Producer & Co-Founder Jonathan Pasky moderating this Fireside Chat with featured speakers on the topic: DevOps