Stephen Thair

Founder | DevOps Thought Leader | Speaker | Microsoft Regional Director

Steve has over 30 years of IT experience working for top government and corporate organisations in Australia and the UK, including Totaljobs, BNP Paribas, Vodafone and Credit Suisse. In 2013 he co-founded DevOpsGroup, one of the UK’s fastest growing Cloud & DevOps services companies. DevOpsGroup helps makes DevOps and Cloud adoption fast, secure and simple, helping organisations thrive in the new Digital Economy. In recognition of this expertise in 2016 Steve Thair has been made a “Regional Director” by Microsoft. Established in 1993, the program recognises ~180 of the world’s top technology visionaries for their proven cross-platform technical expertise, community leadership, and commitment to business results. The RD programme provides Microsoft leaders with the customer insights and real-world voices it needs to continue empowering developers and IT professionals. Steve also blogs extensively and presents regularly at numerous meetups, webinars and conferences around the world to evangelise the benefits of DevOps. In 2014 he co-founded the WinOps Conference and Meet-Ups which are dedicated to promoting DevOps in Windows environments.