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SJ Technologies hires digital influencer, John Willis

SJ Technologies Emphasizes commitment to accelerating organizational DevOps Solutions and Digital Practices


Washington, DC, July 17, 2017 – SJ Technologies, a thought leader in the DevOps community announced today the addition of John Willis to their organizational leadership team as Vice President of DevOps and Digital Practices.


“We are honored to have such a highly regarded DevOps thought leader and practitioner on our Organizational Leadership Team,” says Karen Lawton CEO of SJ Technologies.  “John Willis is an authority and true influencer within the DevOps Community.  We are excited to welcome John and continue SJ’s commitment to accelerate DevOps practitioners and executive’s adaptation to the changing technology of our dynamic market.”


Prior to SJ Technologies, John was the Director of Ecosystem Development for Docker, which he joined after the company he co-founded (SocketPlane, which focused on SDN for containers) was acquired by Docker in March 2015.  Previous to founding Socketplane in Fall 2014, John was the Chief DevOps Evangelist at Dell, which he joined following the Enstratius acquisition in May 2013.  He has also held past executive roles at Opscode/Chef and Canonical/Ubuntu.  John is the author of 7 IBM Redbooks and is the co-author of the “DevOps Handbook” along with authors Gene Kim and Jez Humble.


“I am excited to be joining SJ Technologies where I will be moving away from helping software companies and getting back into the services game.  At SJ Technologies I will leverage my DevOps expertise to assist companies, and government agencies improve their technology and culture.  Using the principles and practices of DevOps I will help in their transformation into high-performance organizations,” said John.

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