Matt O'Keefe is an Architect on the Infrastructure team at Morningstar, working on Cloud Computing, open source Platform as a Service. and DevOps initiatives. With a background in software and a position on a centralized Operations team, he helps to bridge the gap between development and operations. Prior to joining Morningstar, he led Foundational Technologies and Operations Architecture teams at Orbitz, where he learned to apply the principles of DevOps. Matt is co-organizer of the Morningstar Tech Talks, Cassandra Chicago and DevOps Chicago meetup groups. He also contributes to DevOps.com.