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2017 SPEAKERS

Greg Batye

Building an Army of Client Admins.

Greg Batye is Client Platform Engineer at Facebook, responsible for developing automation tools for macOS & Linux clients. He likes testing in prod, grilled corn, sour beers, and ping pong.

Pepijn Bruienne

Securing the Dev environment.

Macs, Enterprise, good times @ Duo Security

Joseph Chilcote

Better Than Bad It's Good: Decoding macOS Unified Logging.

Joe manages Macs at Splunk, and spends his free time trying to figure out how Console.app is supposed to work.

Nick Cobb

Building macOS as a Service for Mobile Development.

Nick is a systems engineer on Uber's mobile team. He is excited about automating repetitive tasks and getting insightful data from macOS infrastructure.

Graham Gilbert

Something something commercial, something something open source.

Graham is the author of Sal, a multi-tenanted reporting tool for Munki, Crypt, a FileVault 2 key escrow solution and Imagr, an open source alternative to DeployStudio. In his day job, Graham is a Systems Engineer at Airbnb. He has a slight obsession with automating all of the things.

Mac Justice

Intro to GitLab: DevOps tools on a shell script budget.

Mac does all kinds of IT things at Synapse in Seattle, supporting a bunch of super talented hardware engineers. He likes spending time with his wife and daughter, reading history, and baking bread. Prefers tea in the AM and beer in the PM.

Sam Keeley

osquery + streamalert.

Sam is Sam. What can I say?

Sarah Lewis

A brief overview of the state of security on the DarkWeb & OnionScan  Project.

Sarah Jamie Lewis is an independent security researcher currently living in Vancouver Canada. She has a passion for privacy & anonymity and runs Mascherari Press, an organization dedicated to conducting & promoting privacy research aimed at helping marginalized & at risk communities. She also maintains OnionScan, a large scale dark web scanning project, which currently analyzes over 10,000 dark web sites for various security issues. In the past Sarah worked as a Computer Scientist for the British Government and a Security Engineer at Amazon analyzing threat models and designing defenses to protect against fraud and security risks.

Michael Lynn

Mac-narök: The end times of our workflows are upon us. Be prepared.

Mike Lynn is a Client Platform Engineer at Dropbox in Seattle, Washington. He is obsessed with python and macOS

Greg Neagle

Munki 3.0 - Ch - Ch - Changes

Greg works for a well known animation company. Started this thing called Munki. Maintainer of Autopkg with Tim Sutton.

Melody Ma

Codecreate and the Hour of code

Tech geek. Art lover. Impact junkie. Web Dev & Product Mrktr by day. @imaginexbc, #SaveChinatownYVR, @CodecreateBC by night.

Ed Marczak

How to fail. Mistakes happen. Disaster strikes. Sooner or later, you or your team and organization will fail.

Ed is the well known editor at MacTech magazine, co-organizer for the MacTech conference and Worldwide Mac Operations Dude at Google.

Derick Okihara

Free as in beer? Weighing solutions on a budget. (p.s. no free beer in this session)

Derick Okihara is the Apple technician for Mid-Pacific Institute, a private PK-12 institution, focusing on server administration, system deployment, and Apple technology.

Jesse Peterson

Demystifying MDM: open source endeavours to manage Macs

Jesse Peterson is an IT Consultant at MacTechs in Seattle. He's been working with technology for 20+ years. Consulting, start-ups, and hobbies with a healthy portion of open source served in all three.

Joel Rennich

Privilege Safety Dance - Leverage NoMAD to provide admin privileges to non-admins without any directory services. While still keeping safe with off-box authentication and logging.

Joel is the General Manager for Trusource Labs Enterprise Services in Austin, Texas. Previously he was an Enterprise Systems Engineering Manager at Apple.

Wade Robson

Quick Talk: Zappa and the elastic beanstalk

Wade Robson is a DevOps practitioner at Urthecast.

Rich Trouton

Storing our digital lives: Mac filesystems from MFS to APFS.

Rich Trouton has supported Macs for 18 years in university, government, medical research and advertising. He currently works for SAP, on the Mac CoE team.

Henry Stamerjohann

What's new with Zentral: improving on the best way to collect, gather and process system events from osquery, Santa, Munki, JSS, Watchman and more.

Henry is a Systems Engineer, and Consultant, at Apfelwerk in Germany using commercial and open source tools for a broad range of Education and Business customers.

Victor Vrantchan

Demystifying MDM: open source endeavours to manage Macs

Victor Vrantchan is a DevOps engineer at Kolide. He loves creating macadmin tools with Go, and experimenting with the MDM protocol.

Nate Walck

Managing macOS has never been easier. Explore new chef cookbooks with Master Chef Nate.

Nate has been involved in the MacAdmin community and in various open source projects since 2010, including Munki, Puppet and Chef. Nate is part of the IT Core Automation Team at Facebook, along with Mike Dodge and Dan Sedlacek.

Wes Whetstone

Repotoddy: Continuous Deployment for Apple Software Updates.

Wesley is a Mac Operations Engineer at Square, where automation and simplicity for fellow employees is a top priority.

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