Jesse Robbins is Co-founder of Opscode, the leader in Cloud Infrastructure Automation, and served Opscode's founding CEO. Robbins is an internationally recognized innovator & expert in Infrastructure, Web Operations, and Emergency Management.
Jesse was co-creator and founding chair of the Velocity Web Performance & Operations Conference, editor of the book 'Web Operations: Keeping the Data on time', and contributes to the O’Reilly Radar . Prior to co-founding Opscode, he worked at Amazon.com with a title of “Master of Disaster” where he was responsible for Website Availability for every property bearing the Amazon brand.
Robbins is a volunteer Firefighter/EMT and Emergency Manager, and led a task force deployed in Operation Hurricane Katrina. His experiences in the fire service profoundly influence his efforts in technology, and he strives to distill his knowledge from these two worlds and apply it in service of both.
You can read Jesse Robbins' full CV here.