Matt Stratton

Lisle, IL


Matt Stratton is a DevOps Advocate at PagerDuty, where he helps dev and ops teams advance the practice of their craft and become more operationally mature. He collaborates with PagerDuty customers and industry thought leaders in the broader DevOps community, and back in the day, his license plate actually said “DevOps”.

Matt has over 20 years of experience in IT operations, ranging from large financial institutions such as JPMorganChase and internet firms, including He is a sought-after speaker internationally, presenting at Agile, DevOps, and ITSM focused events, including ChefConf, DevOpsDays, Interop, PINK, and others worldwide. Matt is the founder and co-host of the popular Arrested DevOps podcast, as well as a global organizer of the DevOpsDays set of conferences.

He lives in Chicago and has three awesome kids - Henry, Joey, and Sophia, who he loves just a little bit more than he loves Doctor Who. He is currently on a mission to discover the best pho in the world.

My Talks

Fight, Flight, or Freeze — Releasing Organizational Trauma

Hot Takes, Myths, And Fake News - Why Everyone Is Wrong About DevOps Except For Me

How Do You Infect Your Organization With Humane Ops?

The Four Agreements of Incident Response

The Lifecycle Of A Service

You’ve convinced me we have to collaborate — but how the hell do we deal with people?