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Description Tiffany Jachja is a technical evangelist at Harness. She is an advocate for better software delivery, sharing applicable practices, stories, and content around modern technologies. Before joining Harness, Tiffany was a consultant with Red Hat's Consulting practice. There she used her experience to help customers build their software applications living in the cloud.
Description Daniel is a community manager for NI (formerly National Instruments), where they create the tools needed for companies to Engineer Ambitiously™. His current interests are at the intersection of software engineering and DevOps. Outside of work, he is a marathon runner and is working on his first novel.
Description Wayne Jackson is the CEO of Sonatype, a role he has held since 2010. Prior to Sonatype, Wayne served as the CEO of open source network security pioneer Sourcefire, which he guided from a fledgling start-up through an IPO in March of 2007, later acquired by Cisco for $2.7 billion. Before Sourcefire, Wayne co-founded Riverbed Technologies, a wireless infrastructure company, and served as its CEO until the sale of the company for more than $1 billion in March 2000. Wayne holds a B.B.S in Finance from James Madison University, 1985, and has completed the Executive Education program for Corporate Governance at Harvard University.
Description Lonne Jaffe is a managing director at Insight Partners, and joined the firm in 2017. He was previously the CEO of Insight portfolio company Syncsort (now part of Precisely), which he joined in 2013 after serving as the senior vice president for corporate strategy at CA Technologies. Prior to CA, Lonne spent over a decade at IBM, where he led a number of sizable software acquisitions and held various technology strategy and operating executive roles. Lonne received undergraduate (Walt Disney Company Foundation Scholarship, Detur Book Prize, Phi Beta Kappa) and master’s degrees from Harvard University.
Description Gagan Jain is a business consultant with Mindtree's Integrated Services and DevOps service lines. In this role, he helps customers on IT organizational design and tactical initiatives to drive faster time-to-market and cost optimization. He brings together expertise in Agile, DevOps, Automation and Infrastructure and Ops Management to accelerate change and IT modernization initiatives. He is a chemical engineer & alum of Panjab University, India and Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley.
Description With more than 20 years’ experience in business IT, Prashant is a seasoned product development, architecture and engineering leader. With a focus on cloud-based digital transformation and API management for financial services, Prashant leverages Safe Agile, DevOps, AI and Machine Learning practices to implement new processes and tools into the product development lifecycle.
Description Rohit "RJ" Jainendra is VP and GM for ITBM and DevOps at ServiceNow. He has worked in tech for over 20 years with a majority of his career building tools for developers and IT. Most recently, Jainendra was group VP at Oracle leading product development and service management for Oracle Sales Cloud. Prior to Oracle, he was chief product officer at Electric Cloud where he led product management, design and engineering to deliver ElectricFlow Deploy and Release (in the DevOps market). He holds a Master of Science degree in computer science from the University of Wisconsin and a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Angelo State University.
Description Rebecca James is an IT consultant with forward thinking approach toward developing IT infrastructures of SMEs. She writes to engage with individuals and raise awareness of digital security, privacy and better IT infrastructure.
Description Gijsbert Janssen van Doorn is a Technology Evangelist at Zerto. In this role, Gijsbert is responsible for exciting audiences about the potential of Zerto, acting as an advocate for the technology that will shape the future of IT resilience. Gijsbert comes from a technical engineering background – originally starting at Zerto in 2015 as a solutions engineer. Prior to Zerto, Gijsbert worked as a Sales Engineer at Nexenta Systems, and a Consultant for Datacenter Services at CSN Group. He has been in his current role for just over a year. Gijsbert describes himself as a passionate technologist, whose professional motto is: “Never stop learning and never stop having fun.”
Description John A. Jaramillo is a Scrum Master, coach and teacher at PSL, a software development company located in Medellín, Colombia. John leads coaching programs for Agile strategies and coordinates the corporate social responsibility program in which PSL partners with local universities to develop project-based engineering classes for students. He’s an avid vocalist and rocks out with two punk rock bands.
Description David Jarrett is CEO of Rootstrap, a custom software development agency that builds web and mobile apps for startups, publicly traded companies and public figures. David's career began in the service industry, first working in and then later developing and operating high-end restaurants, bars and nightclubs. He began branching out into other industries about 10 years ago by founding, investing in and advising startups in fields like consumer products, education and technology. David's expertise lies in product development, employee-driven culture, successful collaboration, emerging technology and entrepreneurship.
Description Tim Jarrett is Senior Director of Product Management at Veracode, where he is responsible for the strategy and roadmap for Veracode's integrated cloud platform and DevOps integrations. Prior to this, he spent time at iET Solutions and Microsoft as a Product Manager. He holds an MBA in New Product and Venture Development from MIT Sloan School of Management and a BS in Physics from University of Virginia.
Description Matt Jarvis is senior director of community and evangelism at D2iQ. Matt has spent more than 15 years building products and services around open source software, on everything from embedded devices to large scale distributed systems.
Description Virender Jeet has been with Newgen for over 26 years and manages the overall strategic and operational functions for the company’s entire portfolio of offerings. He oversees product development, global sales and marketing, and business enablement, and has spearheaded the filing of various patents in India and the U.S. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Savitribai Phule, Pune University.
Description As the executive vice president of Modern Systems, Cameron oversees sales, marketing, technology products and solutions on a global level. Prior to joining Modern Systems, Cameron served as executive director and global practice lead for the application modernization division of Dell Services.
Description Richi Jennings is a foolish independent industry analyst, editor, and content strategist. A former developer and marketer, he’s also written or edited for Computerworld, Microsoft, Cisco, Micro Focus, HashiCorp, Ferris Research, Osterman Research, Orthogonal Thinking, Native Trust, Elgan Media, Petri, Cyren, Agari, Webroot, HP, HPE, NetApp on Forbes and CIO.com. Bizarrely, his ridiculous work has even won awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors, ABM/Jesse H. Neal, and B2B Magazine.
Description Claus Jepsen is a technology expert who has been fascinated by the micro-computer revolution ever since he received a Tandy TRS model 1 at the age of 14. Since then, Claus has spent the last few decades developing and architecting software solutions, most recently at Unit4, where he is the Chief Technology Officer leading the ERP vendor’s focus on enabling the post-modern enterprise. At Unit4, Claus is building cloud-based, super-scalable solutions and bringing innovative technologies such as AI, chatbots, and predictive analytics to ERP. Claus is a strong believer that having access to vast amounts of data allows us to construct better, non-invasive and pervasive solutions to improve our experiences, relieve us from tedious chores, and allow us focus on what we as individuals really love doing.
Description John Jeremiah is an enterprise DevOps evangelist and marketing leader at Traceable.ai. John is a multifaceted marketing and IT software leader with over 20 years of IT leadership and software experience. He led and built the product marketing function at GitLab where he implemented a use case driven framework to position the business value of GitLab. At HP/HPE, he formed and led the Digital Research team spearheading industry research where he helped develop and shape DevOps positioning and go-to-market strategy. He has held a variety of leadership roles with the U.S. Navy, IT consulting, and Fortune 500 IT organizations. Jeremiah’s experience spans from enterprise application developer, project and program manager, and IT Director where he has led a software delivery transformation adopting an Agile and mature development process framework.
Description Vinod Jeyachandran is the Chief Technology Officer at Anunta Tech. He has over two decades of experience in developing industry-leading products in the area of network management, design and optimization, cloud infrastructure orchestration. His interests include AIOps, Software-Defined Networks, Network Function Virtualization, End-user Computing, Cloud, Edge and SaaS. Vinod holds several patents and is a recognized thought leader in the IT and AI Operations space among Enterprises and Service Providers.
Description Arvind Jha is responsible for product development. He has over three decades of experience in software development and engineering and driving business model transformation strategy for Global and Indian start-up companies. He is recognized by the Indian tech community as an innovator and community builder. Prior to Newgen, he was CEO of Pariksha Labs and also led product development teams at Polaroid, Adobe, Monsson Multimedia and Movico Technologies. Arvind holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from IIT Kharagpur.
Description Eric Johnson is CEO of Nintex.
Description Patricia Johnson is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at CA Technologies, focused on continuous delivery and release automation. She has worked in the high-tech industry for over 25 years, with experience across networking, semiconductor and IT software domains. At CA Technologies, Pat works closely with product teams, sales, customers and partners to share how automating relentlessly is essential in a DevOps world.
Description Sandeep Johri, CEO of Tricentis, has more than 25 years of experience as a technology executive and serial entrepreneur—including roles at Hewlett-Packard, Appcelerator, Oblix (acquired by Oracle), Blue Lane Technologies (acquired by VMware), and numerous other startups in Silicon Valley and India. Johri earned an MBA from Stanford University, a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Wayne State University, Detroit, and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Pune University, India. Connect with him on Twitter.
Description The Principal Software Engineer at ThreatX, Austin Jones is a professional backend engineer with extensive Java and Rust experience. Jones is also a Generative Artist (see portfolio at austinjones.onfabrik.com). Jones uses Rust and GPUs to generate intricate images for canvas prints.
Description A Microsoft Data Platform MVP, Steve Jones started working with SQL Server in 1991 and has been a DBA, developer and manager in a variety of large and small companies across multiple industries. In 2001, he founded SQLServerCentral, the number one education and community site for SQL Server which now has over 800,000 members and 2.5 million page views per month. Since then, Steve has written hundreds of articles about SQL Server, database development and DevOps, and regularly presents at conferences and events across the globe. He remains the editor of SQLServerCentral and, in 2007, joined Redgate as an advocate.
Description Zach Jory is director of Marketing at Aspen Mesh. He is a marketing and product management expert that has worked in an array of different areas including IoT, big data and analytics, mobile and open source. Currently he is focused on how service mesh can help organizations better manage their microservices and container applications.
Description Stefan works in Checkly's Developer Relations and quickly fell in love with web performance, new technologies, and accessibility. He is also a curator of the online resource Tiny Helpers, Tiny Teachers, contributes to a variety of open source projects, and enjoys sharing nerdy discoveries.