Past Meetup

Bringing DevOps to Government with John O’Duinn (USDS, Mozilla)

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Conversation Leader: John O’Duinn (USDS, Mozilla) on Bringing DevOps Technology and Culture to Government

John O'Duinn is a government DevOps pioneer, having most recently served with the U.S. Digital Service at the White House under President BarackObama.

At USDS, John played an integral role in transforming the culture, and helped build the DevOps pipeline behind several Veterans Administration digital initiatives, including

At Mozilla, John grew a 18-person team, working in 14 cities, on infrastructure for Mozilla's globally distributed open source community, increasing the average number of developer checkins from about 15 to >400 per day. He is writing a book, Distributed: Leading Global Teams (, on his management experiences.

Join John and Agile Government Sacramento in a discussion on how government can leverage DevOps to bring more flexible, iterative user-focused services to the citizens they serve.


7:00-7:30pm Networking, pizza, and getting settled

7:30-8:00pm Group Intros: Your name, a little about you, what you want to learn, give, or share

8:00-8:40pm Discussion

8:40-9:00pm Networking

About Agile Government Leadership

Agile Government Sacramento is a network of state and local government leaders that meet physically and virtually to discuss the following topics:

• Agile software development
• Design thinking / usability
• DevOps
• Free & open source software
• Open data
• Security

To learn more about AGL, visit