Chris Short

Detroit, MI


Chris Short has been a proponent of open source solutions throughout his over two decades in various IT disciplines including systems, security, networks, and DevOps engineering and advocacy across the public and private sectors. He currently works at Red Hat. Chris is a disabled US Air Force veteran living with his wife and son in Greater Metro Detroit. Chris writes about DevOps and other topics at He also runs the DevOps, Cloud Native, and open source focused newsletter DevOps’ish and maintains a small, cloud native advisory firm, Advised by Short.

My Talks

Lessons Learned from Cloud Migrations: Planning is Everything

Teaching People Life Lessons aka DevOps