Stephen Thair

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Stephen Thair


Co-Founder at DevOpsGuys and Microsoft Regional Director

Steve Thair co-founded DevOpsGuys in 2013 after a 20+ year career in IT
infrastructure and operations to help organisations simplify the management of their
online applications by leveraging DevOps practices to improve the delivery,
performance and time-to-market of the entire software development pipeline. He blogs
extensively on DevOps at http://www.devopsguys.com/blog/ and has presented at numerous
meetups, webinars and conference to evangelise the benefits of DevOps. You can see
some of those presentation on Slideshare here –
http://www.slideshare.net/devopsguys/presentations

He also started the London Web Performance meetup and launched WebPerfDays
London in conjunction with VelocityConf to help “speed up the web”. He has been on
the organising committee for the Web Performance track for Velocity EU for the past 3
years and has presented at VelocityConf on web performance. In 2014 he co-founded
the WinOps “DevOps on WinOps” conference in London and in 2016 he was appointed
to a 2 year term as a “Microsoft Regional Director”, one of a select group of 150 senior
technologist worldwide who are expert advocates that promote Microsoft products,
services, and solutions by sharing their deep knowledge with groups such as
customers, the press and industry analysts.