Past Meetup

Stop Hiring DevOps Experts (And Start Growing Them)

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Everyone is putting “DevOps” on their LinkedIn profile, and everyone is trying to hire them. In this talk, Jez will argue this is not a recruitment problem but an organizations failure. This talk discusses how to grow great people and great organizations, and how the two problems are connected.

& networking at 6:30, talk at 7.



Jez Humble is a Principal at ThoughtWorks, and co-author of the Jolt Award winning Continuous Delivery (, published in Martin Fowler’s Signature Series (Addison Wesley, 2010), and the forthcoming Lean Enterprise, in Eric Ries’ Lean series. He has worked as a software developer, product manager, consultant and trainer across a wide variety of domains and technologies. His focus is on helping organizations deliver valuable, high-quality software frequently and reliably through implementing effective engineering practices. Connect with Jez on Twitter at @JezHumble (



This event is hosted by eBay New York ( eBay is building a community interested in solving challenging technology problems and is passionate about helping the NYC tech community grow. Follow eBay on Twitter ( for updates.