J. Paul Reed

J. Paul Reed started his technology career over fifteen years ago, in the trenches as a build/release and tools engineer, working with such storied organizations as VMware, Mozilla, Postbox, and Symantec.

In 2012, he founded Release Engineering Approaches, a consultancy incorporating a host of tools and techniques to help organizations “Simply Ship. Every time.” He’s worked across a number of industries, from financial services to cloud-based infrastructure, with teams from 2 to 2000 on everything from tooling, operational analysis and improvement, team culture transformation, and business value optimization.

Paul is an internationally recognized speaker on DevOps, release engineering, and operations complexity. He’s written articles for O’Reilly, DZone, and Atlassian and is the author of DevOps in Practice.

He is also the founding host of The Ship Show, a twice-monthly podcast tackling topics related to build engineering, DevOps, and release management.