Speaker

Chris Riley

Chris Riley is obsessed with bringing modern technologies to those who need to solve real-world problems, going from unicorn to reality. As a bad-coder-turned-technology-advocate, Chris understands the challenges and needs of modern engineers, as well as how technology fits into the broader business goals of companies in a demanding high-tech world. Chris speaks and engages with end-users regularly in the areas of DevOps, SecOps, and App Dev. He works for Splunk as a Tech Advocate and is a regular contributor to industry blogs such as ContainerJournal.comDevOps.com and Sweetcode.io. He is also the host of the podcast, Developers Eating the World. Chris obtained his Computer Science degree with a focus on Genetic Algorithms (GA). His first venture into development was as a developer for an OCR engine, and later supported the launch of an NLP product.