AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — QuickStart Learning Inc., a leader in IT skills training launched DevOpsU.org on April 1, 2019 to democratize and help organizations with the DevOps transform journey. The mission behind launching DevOpsU.org is to accelerate, standardize and transform DevOps journey through a Free DevOps Workforce Readiness Platform using AI, adaptive learning and multi-modal training delivery to personalize the learning experience.
To further its mission, DevOpsU.org has secured industry’s top 10 DevOps most influential leaders to join its advisory council
“Most organizations struggle with DevOps deployment in a multi-cloud environment, automating testing through the DevOps Cycle, standardization of DevOps practices, getting legacy and waterfall teams to transition to DevOps, and getting ROI on their DevOps investment. All these challenges are indicative of either the workforce not being ready, or not having the right skill set to meet their goals. DevOpsU.org, with the fusion of an AI based workforce readiness platform, industry’s top DevOps experts and personalize certification training, will create future DevOps leaders.”, says Ed Sattar, CEO.
The DevOps advisory council is comprised of five (5) industry leaders, with diverse backgrounds, ranging from sales, strategy development, training and technical.
We take great pride in welcoming, Jamal Mazhar, Patrick Bishop, Collin Meadows, Carmine “CJ” Napolitano, and Adrian Des Rotours as our advisory council members. They will not only provide us strategic guidance, but also make a big a big difference in the DevOps transformation journey.
DevOpsU.org Advisory Council Member Profiles:
Carmine “CJ” Napolitano has over 25 years of experience as a CFO, COO, GM and CEO of public and private companies. Most recently he served as CEO of Electric Cloud, a DevOps pioneer, which changed the industry landscape when it merged with CloudBees.
Jamal Mazhar is a veteran of the technology industry with over 25 years of industry experience. He has worked for Fortune 500 companies including GE Capital and ING U.S Financial Services. He is also a lead inventor on multiple Cloud Management patents, including a patent in China. He founded Kaavo in 2007; a pioneer in automation of cloud deployment. Jamal is currently working as the VP, Infrastructure & DevOps for Sprinklr.
Collin Meadows is someone who will always advocate, the importance of embracing a data-led approach. He has spent most of his career building software and tools and refining and automating processes. Collin is currently the VP of Engineering and Technology at Terbium Labs.
Adrian des Rotours is an experienced Project Manager and Agile & DevOps Coach. He has over 25 years of professional experience, in various industries. He is currently Global Program Manager at DXC technology and provides training on various topics, including DevOps, Project Management and leadership in business roles. Also, he is MBA professor for “Strategy Planning and Management” at the Catholic University of Cordoba (Argentina).
Patrick Bishop is a tenured leader, having invested 15+ years developing and launching start-ups. Patrick has a passion for sales, and has worked in established tech companies, like IBM, to up and coming start-ups like Memento (acquired by FIS) and Xebia Labs. Patrick is currently serving as VP of Sales and Customer Success for Backtrace I/O.
“We are on a path to be the number one DevOps certification training provider. The fusion of our DevOps workforce readiness platform with the perspectives of our advisory council will serve our customers in ways that will be congruent with the industries latest and greatest DevOps journey trends,” says Ed Sattar, CEO. He further comments how offering free DevOps certification training and DevOps workforce readiness platform will democratize this industry.
DevOpsU.Org mission is to help organizations with their DevOps journey and standardize the process, accelerate release time and eliminate errors. To achieve this, DevOps has created a workforce readiness platform for organizations which pulls process and tools performance data, asses teams’ competencies against business goals and then recommend a personalized learning paths using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and adaptive learning technologies.