Gene is a multiple award winning CTO, researcher and author. He was founder and CTO of Tripwire for 13 years. He has written three books, including The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win, The Visible Ops Handbook and the newly-released The DevOps Handbook.
Gene has been studying high performing technology organizations since 1999. He is a huge fan of IT operations, and how it can enable developers to maximize throughput of features from “code complete” to “in production,” without causing chaos and disruption to the IT environment. He has worked with some of the top Internet companies on improving deployment flow and increasing the rigor around IT operational processes.
Gene has been hosting the DevOps Enterprise Summit since 2014. He has also been part of the team behind Puppet State of DevOps Report for four years, which has surveyed more than 25,000 technical professionals worldwide to better understand the technical practices, cultural norms, and lean management practices we associate with DevOps, along with Jez Humble and Dr. Nicole Forsgren.
In 2007, ComputerWorld added Gene to the “40 Innovative IT People Under The Age Of 40” list, and he was given the Outstanding Alumnus Award by the Department of Computer Sciences at Purdue University for achievement and leadership in the profession.
XebiaLabs Named a Leader in the Gartner 2017 Magic Quadrant for Application Release Automation (ARA) for Second Year in a Row.View the Report
This new ebook helps managers understand the principles behind Continuous Delivery, explains the transition to a Continuous Delivery organization and gives practical advice on how to start benefiting from the dramatic improvements Continuous Delivery provides.Get the eBook
Most of today’s forward-thinking companies are investigating container technology as a potentially better way to deliver software. Containers let developers bundle all of the necessary components of an application into one package that can easily be shared and distributed, which can greatly simplify deployment to test, user acceptance and production environments.Read the Whitepaper