DevOps Summit 2020

Face-to-Face | Virtual

Ottawa | Nov 2nd – 3rd 2020

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Our Speakers

Garima Bajpai, Canada

Suresh GP

Romnick Acabado

Niladri Choudhuri

Stefan Streichsbier

Tom Henricksen

Jorge Castro, Peru

Mirco Hering

Cliff Ellement, Canada

Sanjeev Sharma

Cheryl Netterfield, Canada

Special Notice regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In light of the global health concerns due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), We are closely monitoring public health guidance in relation to in-person events. The health and well-being of our employees, partners, customers, and other guests remain our priority. We will continue to monitor the guidance and make any necessary changes as the situation evolves. If the summit must be canceled at a later date due to guidance from public health authorities, Canada at that time, registrants will be able to request appropriate refund of summit fees.







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Garima Bajpai

Garima Bajpai is Co-Founder, DevOps Community of Practice, Canada and Executive Board Member of Capital Carbon Consulting committed to helping organizations struggling with complex digital transformation & development projects. She is leading the operational vision of the company by ultimately maximizing value for customers through the Strategic Business Transformation. She has helped a wide variety of organizations adopt agile software delivery practices. She is a frequent keynote at major industry conferences and is a widely published author of articles and research reports

Lecture Title : DevOps Moonshot

Suresh GP

Founder & Managing Director of TaUB Solutions LLC, USA. Suresh GP, M-Tech is currently the Founder & Managing Director of TaUB Solutions LLC, USA. He has more than 18+ Years of IT experience and specialized in IT Service Management, IT Governance, Agile, DevOps and Business Relationship Management. Suresh as a Principal Consultant does Consulting, Training, Simulations and Implementation services for DevOps to Fortune 2000 organization.

He was also awarded top 25 thought leaders in service management for 2017, 2018 and 2019 by HDI

Suresh is also the Regional Leader for Asia Pacific at BRM Institute and Global Ambassador of DevOps Institute.

To complement his extensive experience, he has earned wide range of certifications that include ITIL 4, ITIL V3 Expert, DevOps Leader, CGEIT, CBRM, CASM, PMP, ISO 20000 Practitioner and ISO/IEC 20000 & 27001 Lead Auditor. He is a regular blogger and speaker in National & International Forums like itSMF, DevOps Institute, PMI, ISACA. He was awarded itSMF Contributor Award by itSMF Singapore in 2013 and 4 BRM Excellence Awards at BRM Connect 2017

Lecture Title : Leveraging the power of Gamification to improve Business Results

Romnick Acabado

Romnick Acabado is a DevOps Leader and SME at Lingaro and DevOps Institute’s Global Ambassador in Philippines.
He leads a team that specializes in data analytics (business intelligence, big data, data lake, enterprise reporting and visualization).
He is responsible for hiring, resource management, skills and performance management, operations excellence, knowledge management strategy and other administrative tasks.
He also leads Manila technical skills development. He is being involved as well in business development and client management.

He has the following IT certifications to deliver expertise in his current role:

DOI - DevOps Foundation v3 and Leader v2
ITIL v3, Professional Scrum Master
Knowledge-Centered Service v6 Practices (KCS).

His top 5 strengths are Relator, Responsibility, Analytical, Learner and Communication.
He has been recognized as a value creator and a key talent in his past and current organization, respectively.

His mission is to use his creativity, authenticity, and accountability in continuous learning to share best practices in achieving business value and sustainable success
to whomever he is working with as an IT Leader. He is passionate in learning and sharing DevOps transformation experience to help organizations in creating business value to improve quality of life.

Lecture Title : Learning Core Behaviors: How Leaders Can Influence Success of DevOps Adoption Success?

Niladri Choudhuri 

Niladri is an experienced expert in IT Industry, having 30 years of Delivery, Consulting and Training experience. He has built competencies in Portfolio, Program and Project Management Consulting and Enterprise Project Management Tools Implementation and consulting on Agile and DevOps and SRE methodologies. He has also managed multiple projects on custom built application, integration with ERPs and Datawarehouse projects along with setting up ITSM processes and managing the Operations. He has managed large team up to 250 members in onsite – offshore model. He has managed projects with customers in USA, UK, Europe, Middle-east, Japan, Australia and Singapore. He has large experience in pre-sales, customer relationship, proposal making and defence globally.
He has been responsible for leading the Practice to a size of USD 10+ Million. He has managed various alliances with organizations like HP, CA, Microsoft, Oracle Primavera, and Planview. He has developed the go-to-market with such alliance partners, sell-with, sell-through strategies and various solutions to bring to market together enabled on their products.

He has trained employees from many large organizations in India and abroad. He is accredited for DevSecOps, SRE and other DevOps Certification from DevOps Institute, USA. He is part of the ITIL 4 Development Group.

He is the Founder and CEO of Xellentro Consulting Services LLP, Xellentro Pte Ltd., Singapore, a Consulting and Training organization focusing on DevOps and the organizer for the largest DevOps Event in India – DOIS2018 and DOIS2019. He is also Director of Engineering DevOps Consulting, USA.

Specialties: Delivery Management, Enterprise Portfolio Management and PMO Consulting, EPM Solutions based end to end consulting. Program and Project Management, Agile Methodologies

Lecture Title : Decoding DevSecOps

Cliff Ellement

Cliff Ellement is the Managing Director of The Resiliency Council of Canada (TRCC), a Cyber Security Advisory, Assessment and Certification company Headquartered in Ottawa. Cliff has over 25 years experience as a Data Network Architect and Senior Product Management Leader and has successfully launched several global communication network infrastructure and monitoring product lines as well as Secured Enterprise Applications (SaaS) Services. He has developed extensive expertise in networking, resiliency, operations and security frameworks with deep insights of customer segment requirements spanning SME to Enterprise market segments. Cliff is driving to develop new Cyber Security product and services to aid the development, deployment and operation of a Highly Connected and Resilient world.

Lecture Title : Mindfulness of DevSecOps

Stefan Streichsbier

Stefan began his career in Security Assurance in 2003 and has since performed intrusive security testing across hundreds of corporate networks and business-critical applications.

Afterward, Stefan has been focused on secure application development for web and mobile applications, using his skills as both a developer and security expert to champion Source Code Analysis and Secure Application Coding best practice.
Stefan is regularly conducting security workshops, security awareness trainings, and frequently speaks at public events and conferences.

Stefan has been dedicated to enabling organizations to rapidly deliver applications without creating a security bottleneck through application security programs and DevSecOps implementations.

Stefan is the Founder of GuardRails ( A security platform that orchestrates open source security tools, curates their output and makes actionable results available in pull requests.
Stefan is a co-founder of the local DevSecOps Singapore Meetup group that is enjoying an active and ever-growing community. Stefan has also been involved as core organizer of DevOpsDays Singapore, DevOpsDays Jakarta, and DevSecCon Asia.

Lecture Title : The Future of DevSecOps

Tom Henricksen

Building Great IT Careers!

Lecture Title : DevOps Maturity Model

Jorge Castro

Jorge is an agilist who feels passion for Testing Automation, Agile, DevOps and business agility. He enjoys research and learning about business agility and working with cutting-edge technologies. He has been learning continuously for more than 12 years and is still learning new ways to foster business agility and team greatness. He has worked in several roles (developer, tester, manager, agile coach) which helps him to see the big picture and operational and team members dynamics happening inside organizations. This experience lets him help teams design, build and implement digital, DevOps and agile transformation strategies. He encourages focus on: People, Productivity, Continuous improvement, Innovation and having fun to enjoy success in our agile journeys.

Lecture Title : Five Ideals of the age of Data based on unicorn project 

Mirco Hering

Mirco is a Managing Director at Accenture and leads the Agile & DevOps practice in Asia Pacific with focus on Agile transformations, DevOps and Test Automation.

Lecture Title : The Journey to DevOps Maturity - A Never Ending Story

Sanjeev Sharma

Sanjeev is known for forging ‘trusted advisor’ relationships and helping C-level executives successfully transform traditional, legacy IT organizations, with a focus on building organizational capability for DevOps, Cloud adoption and Data Modernization. Experience includes leading successful transformations at several of the largest, most critical and strategic organizations globally. Industry thought leader for key trends of DevOps, Cloud, Data Modernization, and emerging trends of Containers, Microservices, Serverless and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE).

Lecture Title : DataOps workshop by Sanjeev sharma (Paid Workshop)

Cheryl Netterfield

Dr. Cheryl Netterfield, CD, MD

Founder & CEO POMMe-Health

Having worked as a Medical Officer for the Canadian Armed Forces for over 24 years, Cheryl has worked in five different provinces and territories across Canada and on multiple deployments overseas, including Bosnia and Kosovo. Her clinical area of expertise includes family medicine with special interests in occupational, disability and sports medicine. She is a licensed Sports Med Physician, performs Independent Medical Examinations and facilitates lectures in “Health in Retirement.”

Always searching for ways to improve upon the delivery of healthcare and enable physicians to work more efficiently, her current mission is to develop digital technologies that disrupt current processes.
POMMe-Health delivers a patient-centric communication platform for healthcare teams to rapidly identify patient issues and prioritize them. This time-saving technology provides accountability and transparency and a better quality of life for every patient.

Lecture Title : DevOps from an Outsider’s Perspective