Co-Founder at DevOpsGuys and Microsoft Regional Director Steve Thair co-founded DevOpsGuys in 2013 after a 20+ year career in IT infrastructure and operations to help organisations simplify the management of their online applications by leveraging DevOps practices to improve the delivery, performance and time-to-market of the entire software development pipeline. He blogs extensively on DevOps at http://www.devopsguys.com/blog/ and has presented at numerous meetups, webinars and conference to evangelise the benefits of DevOps. You can see some of those presentation on Slideshare here - www.slideshare.net/devopsguys/presentations He also started the London Web Performance meetup and launched WebPerfDays London in conjunction with VelocityConf to help “speed up the web”. He has been on the organising committee for the Web Performance track for Velocity EU for the past 3 years and has presented at VelocityConf on web performance. In 2014 he co-founded the WinOps “DevOps on WinOps” conference in London and in 2016 he was appointed to a 2 year term as a “Microsoft Regional Director”, one of a select group of 150 senior technologist worldwide who are expert advocates that promote Microsoft products, services, and solutions by sharing their deep knowledge with groups such as customers, the press and industry analysts.