Chris Short
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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, Hybrid Cloud, Open Source, industry news, and culture focused newsletter DevOps’ish.
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Dec 2016 - Present

Owner, DevOps'ish

Oct 2021 - Present

Senior Developer Advocate, AWS

Jan 2018 - Present

Cloud Native Ambassador, CNCF (Cloud Native Computing Foundation)

Jun 2018 - Oct 2021

Principal Technical Marketing Manager, Red Hat