I am Galen. A self-taught geek from the Pacific NW. My professional life has been built upon automating everything I can. Currently I am the Federal Solutions Architect for Chef. I am responsible for helping the Federal Government, DoD and associated integrators move into the DevOps space. I currently live in Arlington, VA and am originally from Seattle, WA with a stint in Bozeman, MT. I have extensive experience in Windows, Cloud Migrations, Chef and Yak Shaving.