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James Petty

United States


I currently serve as the CEO of the DevOps Collective INC, a nonprofit working in the technology education space. I Help manage a $1M+ annual budget that includes multiple conferences and PowerShell Saturdays events across the US. The nonprofit is focused on PowerShell, automation, and DevOps, and also runs numerous free online resources including I joined the DevOps collective board in April of 2018 as the volunteer CFO and in became the CEO in July of 2019. 

I am the recipient of the Microsoft MVP award in Cloud and Datacenter Management. I currently live in the beautiful Chattanooga TN area with my amazing wife. 

My passion lies with automation using PowerShell and all things Windows Server related and with almost a decade of experience as an infrastructure admin for a large enterprise helping to manage thousands of users and machines I have knowledge of broad range of products, from patch management, Active Directory, Group Policy, and the Windows Server operating system and much more.

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