Derek E. Weeks
VP and DevSecOps Advocate
After flying to 40 countries and racing through a half-Ironman competition, Derek woke up one morning on the top of Kilimanjaro and saw the world in a new light. Soon after, Derek become a huge advocate of applying proven supply chain management principles into DevOps practices to improve efficiencies and sustain long-lasting competitive advantages. He currently serves as vice president and DevOps advocate at Sonatype, creators of the Nexus repository manager and the global leader in solutions for software supply chain automation.
Derek is a co-organizer for the All Day DevOps conference on November 15, 2016. This year and last, Derek led the largest research project on the use of open source software components across 3,000 high performance development organizations -- publishing the results as part of Sonatype's annual State of the Software Supply Chain Report.
If you don't get a chance to attend my session at LASCON, I would be happy to come and speak at your local OWASP event. As a 20+ year veteran of the software industry, I have advised leading businesses on IT performance improvement practices covering continuous delivery, business process management, systems and network operations, service management, capacity planning and storage management. Follow me here @weekstweets Find me here www.linkedin.com/in/derekeweeks Read me here http://www.sonatype.org/nexus/author/d-weeks/