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Top 12 Influencers Leading the DevSecOps Path

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Top 12 Influencers Leading the DevSecOps Path

DevSecOps is DevOps with a focus on incorporating security into every step of development. Read about some of the minds driving the movement.

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Evangelists for DevSecOps integration are building interest in the discipline and providing an understanding of the power of using a DevSecOps approach. In this post, we’ll look at the best, of the best, DevSecOps pioneers.

1. Larry Maccherone  

Larry Maccherone is a thought leader in the DevSecOps scene. He is currently in charge of the DevSecOps transformation at Comcast, responsible for their enterprise wide Secure Development Lifecycle. You can watch an interesting video interview with Larry on using data for better decisions. You can also see Larry's talk on DevSecOps at the Agile 2017 in August.

2. Henrik Johansson

Henrik Johansson currently works at AWS as a Security Solutions Architect. Henrik recently spoke at the RSA 2017 conference on using “DevSecOps In the Cloud is Not Just CI/CD: Embracing Security Automation.” In his presentation, he spoke about how important it is that modern security teams are made up of existing units, and how Cloud workloads can help to pull security automation into an enterprise infrastructure.

3. Joshua Corman

Joshua Corman was the Director of Security Intelligence at Akamai until 2014. He stood alongside Gene Kim at RSA 2012, where together they presented “Security is Dead. Long Live Rugged DevOps“ which introduced the idea of weaving security into DevOps.

4. Nicole Forsgren

Nicole Forsgren is CEO and Chief Scientist at Dora who focuses on DevOps research. Nicole is an internationally respected expert, with her research supported by the likes of NASA and the Gates Foundation. She helped to write the “2016 State of DevOps” report which looks at how best to integrate security into DevOps.

5. Shannon Lietz

Shannon Lietz currently works as the DevSecOPs leader for Inuit, operating a 24/7 DevSecOps team. This experience has propelled Lietz to the top of her game. You should check out her presentation at this years DevSecCon Asia “Security is Shifting Left”. Her column in the DevSecOps blog is also worth a visit.

6. J. Paul Reed

Paul Reed specializes in software delivery, continuous delivery, and DevOps. He has previously worked with companies such as Symantec and Mozilla. He now works as a consultant helping companies to deliver using a DevOps philosophy. Reed also takes part in ‘The Ship Show’, a twice monthly podcast, which delivers content around DevOps and delivery management.

7. Damon Edwards

Damon Edwards is the co-founder and Chief Product Officer for RunDeck where he is in charge of DevOps and IT Operations. Damon is a presenter on the DevOps Cafe podcast along with John Willis. His session at the RSA 2017 DevSecOps edition, “Ops Happens: DevOps After Deployment” is a must see.

8. John Willis

John Willis is an IT veteran with over 35 years of experience. He keeps a number of his presentations under GitHub, including his RSA 2017 DevSecOps presentation, “Breaking Bad Equilibrium.” He is also co-author of "The DevOps Handbook" with Gene Kim.

9. Jez Humble

Jez Humble has been described as a digital influencer by Forbes magazine with his DevOps treatise on “Continuous Delivery: Reliable Software Releases Through Build, Test and Deployment Automation”. Jez lectures at University of California, Berkeley and makes his class materials available here.

10. Adrian Mouat

Adrian is a Docker Captain who has been part of the container ecosystem since the early days of Docker. He is the author of the O'Reilly book "Using Docker", published in late 2015. Adrian is currently Chief Scientist at Container Solutions, which focuses on consulting and product development for microservices and containers.

11. Liz Rice

Full disclosure, we’re proud to say, Liz has recently joined the Aqua Security team as a technology evangelist. She has mounts of experience in software development and product management from working on network protocols and distributed systems at Metaswitch Networks, Skype, Microscaling Systems and others. Liz published the book “How to containerize your Go code” earlier this year, making her an official O’Reilly author. Combining her DevOps skills and knowledge with Aqua’s Container Secuirty Platform emphasizes the importance of the collaboration between DevOps and Security and ultimately implementing DevSecOps. You can check out more of Liz’s projects here.

12. Patrick Debois

Patrick is the founder of DevOpsDays, the community driven series of technical conferences covering topics of software development, IT infrastructure operations, and the intersection between them, as well as a consultant and speaker. Patrick is also the co-author of "The DevOps Handbook" along side Gene Kim and John Willis, and his Jedi blog (Just Enough Developed Infrastructure) is a fun read.

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