Ross Brunson

Technical Evangelist
Datadog inc.

Ross Brunson is a Technical Evangelist for Datadog Inc. where he works on training, certification and documentation while balancing his second career as the father of a Ballerina. A skilled and experienced technical presenter, he works to provide sales and technical staff with the tools, education and support they need to solve customer problems using enterprise open source solutions.

Beginning in the US Army with work on Unix battlefield simulation systems, Ross has been a consultant, trainer and presenter for nearly 25 years, including positions at Learning Tree, Novell, LPI, Platinum Technology and Thomson Learning and SUSE 2x.

He serves on the Technical Advisory and Advisory Councils for CompTIA, Linux Professional Institute and the Open Source Software Institute and has authored numerous technical industry books, including the most recent CompTIA Linux+ / LPIC-1 Cert Guide from Pearson and the upcoming Pearson Guide to the CompTIA Linux+ also from Pearson Publishing.