James Petty

Chattanooga TN


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 PowerShell.org. 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.

My Talks

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