Sam has been working in the field of Information Technology for over 20 years at a variety of companies, often small startups in the NYC market, and with a focus on systems administration, networking, databases, automation, and cloud. Some of his favorite technologies are Chef, Ansible, Terraform, Jenkins, and Kubernetes. He is the author and maintainer of a few open-source codebases including Ansible-Nagios and Ansible-VNC, which can be found on his GitHub page. Sam has a Bachelors degree from UC Berkeley in Computer Science. He holds certifications from Amazon, RedHat, and others.