Speakers

 Andrew Fengler

Andrew Fengler

Andrew is a system administrator working at ScaleEngine in Hamilton, Canada. He oversees a fleet of over 100 globally distributed servers and performs day to day management of the ScaleEngine video streaming CDN. Andrew has extensive experience in monitoring and automation of FreeBSD systems and in his free time enjoys playing with older computers and networking systems.

Michael W. Lucas

Michael W. Lucas

Michael W Lucas has been a BSD user since the late 80s and a sysadmin since 1995. He’s written a bunch of the standard FreeBSD and OpenBSD reference books and shows no sign of stopping any time soon. Learn more at https://mwl.io.

Kris Moore

Kris Moore

Kris Moore is the founder of the PC-BSD (now TrueOS) project and heads up the engineering teams for FreeNAS, TrueNAS and related iXsystems efforts into FreeBSD-based products. He resides in the Knoxville, TN area with his wife and 5 kids and enjoys hacking Makefiles and shell in his limited spare time.

Nick Principe

Nick Principe

Nick Principe is a Technical Marketing Engineer at iXsystems working on customer-focused performance engineering and marketing collateral. Nick has worked in the performance engineering field for over 12 years, focusing on the performance measurement and analysis of NAS systems. Nick has also contributed to the development of two SPEC SFS benchmarks, the SNIA Emerald v3.0 specification, and was one of the first co-chairs of the SNIA Workload TWG.

Kamil Rytarowski

Kamil Rytarowski

Kamil Rytarowski has been a NetBSD user since 2013 and a NetBSD committer since 2015. He is also a team member of the EdgeBSD project with interest in NetBSD usability on the desktop. He is also author of the .NET port to NetBSD and an LLVM committer. In his previous life he was a GNU/Linux desktop user, enthusiast and at one point developer.​

Devin Teske

Devin Teske

Devin has used FreeBSD since the 4.4 release and has been a committer since 2012. She has worked extensively on bsdinstall/bsdconfig and the bootloader. Devin works at Smule, Inc. and is an avid runner and dog lover.

G. Clifford Williams

G. Clifford Williams

G. Clifford Williams is a restless geek who wears many hats from DevOps Practice Manager at 8ions, Inc. to Technical Advisor for several startups, longtime advocate of open source software, maintainer of the wempy template system and contributor to such projects as Cherokee, SaltStack, and Web2py. Currently obsessed with large scale service orchestration, application packaging/delivery, and the current crop of high performance languages, he still finds time to play video games and write things in AWK that most people would never consider.

Mariusz Zaborski

Mariusz Zaborski

Mariusz Zaborski is a lead software developer at Wheel Systems. Mariusz’s main areas of interest are OS security and low-level programming. At Wheel Systems, Mariusz is developing a solution to monitor, record and control traffic in an IT infrastructure. He has been involved in the development of Capsicum and Casper since the Google Summer of Code 2013, which he successfully passed under the mentorship of Paweł Jakub Dawidek. Mariusz has been a FreeBSD project committer since 2015. In 2018 Mariusz organized the Polish BSD User Group.