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  • Online Meetup: AMA with Donovan Brown and Abel Wang from Microsoft

    In this meetup we have a special format with two of most well known enthusiasts when it come to DevOps topics and Azure. Location: MS Teams Talk 1: Ask me anything with Donovan Brown and Abel Wang. These to guys who know each other for decades already by now are also on the most well known advocate DevOps, development, and cloud evangelists at Microsoft. AMA = Ask me Anything is about you asking questions and they give you their answers and opinion from their huge experience with many customers and projects. So prepare yourself with an hour of an interactive talk between them and the community, YOU. So prepare your question, this occasion does not come so often. This will be an online event through MS Teams and the link will be sent by email on the 13th of August. Agenda: 18:45 - Arriving at the Online Meetup 19:00 - AMA with Donovan Brown and Abel Wang 20:00 - Digital networking and closing About Speaker: Donovan Brown Meet The Man in the Black Shirt. Donovan Brown is a Principal DevOps Manager on Microsoft's Cloud Developer Advocacy team. Why is DevOps one of the hottest topics? Because it hurts the most. Luckily, Donovan's unofficial tagline is #RubDevOpsOnIt and he's here to make it all better. Before joining Microsoft, Donovan spent seven years as a Process Consultant and a Certified Scrum Master. Developer Tools are his thing. Donovan has traveled the globe helping companies in the U.S., Canada, India, Germany, and the UK develop solutions using agile practices, Visual Studio, and Team Foundation Server in industries as broad as Communications, Health Care, Energy, and Financial Services. What else keeps the wheels spinning on The Man in The Black Shirt? Donovan's also an avid programmer, often finding ways to integrate software into his other hobbies and activities, one of which is Professional Air Hockey where he was ranked as high as 11 in the world. About Speaker: Abel Wang Abel Wang is a Principal Cloud Advocate and DevOps Lead at Microsoft, specializing in DevOps and Azure with a background in application development. He is currently part of Donovan Brown's League of Extraordinary Cloud DevOps Advocates. Before joining Microsoft, Abel spent seven years as a Process Consultant and a Certified Scrum Master helping customers globally develop solutions using agile practices and Team Foundation Server. Prior to that, Abel founded and sold his own software company. When not working, Abel is either writing code (yes, that’s what he does for fun), playing his guitar, or training for The Great Wall Marathon. Recently winning his fight against cancer, Abel spits in the face of cancer and will never quit. About the "League of Extraordinary Cloud DevOps Advocates" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qND9O4W_g4Q https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=096uVom-xh0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIqa_XXhlNc