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Netflix: The New World of IT Ops

At DevOps Summit, Netflix VP Mike Kail to discuss how to identify the right mind set for a new way of IT (DevOps)

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The Netflix culture highlights the transformation we see within forward thinking IT organizations today. Netflix's use of public cloud and ‘No Ops' is renowned in the industry and a poster child for the next-generation IT.

In his session at 2nd DevOps Summit, Mike Kail, VP of IT Operations at Netflix, will discuss how he aims to develop the same culture within Netflix's own IT organization. As the organization undergoes its own transformation, he focuses not only on the technology, but also on hiring and training the right talent. In order to achieve the right mix of technology innovation and human talent, discover how:

  • Netflix develops its teams to a more context oriented culture
  • To identify the right mind set for a new way of IT (DevOps)
  • To transition from IT Ops to DevOps
  • IT combines data/analytics to increase operational productivity

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Speaker Bio:
Mike Kail is the VP of IT Operations at Netflix, leading a team of 100+ employees in his organization. Mike is an experienced professional with over 20 years of IT-Operations executive leadership experience who focuses on highly scalable architecture. Before Netflix, he was the VP of IT Operations at Attensity where he was responsible for various big data components as well as the integration of Americas and the EMEA IT teams. He specializes in Unix System/Network Architecture, SaaS/Cloud deployments, Hadoop/HBase clusters,Monitoring/Alerting, SQL/NoSQL, Virtualization, & Performance Tuning/Scalability. Mike has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Iowa State University.

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