Michael Stahnke is a seasoned engineering executive, having spent the last 15 years working in the development and operational tooling space where also did research and was an author on Puppet’s State of DevOps Reports.
Michael is VP of Engineering at Flox. He was previously in senior engineering leadership at CircleCI and Puppet where he grew engineering teams by 5x or more. He has spent time building high performing teams, organizations and researching engineering effectiveness in addition to hacking on packaging and release systems. He’s been speaking at DevOps and Automation events since 2007. He founded the package repository Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) and wrote a book on OpenSSH in 2005.