The DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA) Appoint New DASA Global Ambassadors

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, January 25, 2018 – The DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA), an open, global community for DevOps and Agile Skills development, is proud to announce three new DASA Ambassadors. “Our DASA Ambassador program was designed to increase awareness for DASA both locally and globally.”, says Deborah Burton, DASA Managing Director.

“It is with great pleasure that I announce the following new DASA Ambassadors – Stefan Brendel, Stephan is the EMEA Regional Manager for APMG – His ITSM background allowed for him to dive quickly into DevOps practices he is constantly promoting and evangelizing the DASA Competence model around the globe. His tireless work and contributions have help drive adoption of DASA into new geographies. Mark Smalley, Mark is known as the IT Paradigmologist, he thinks, writes and speaks extensively about IT paradigms such as DevOps. His substantive interests are the digital enterprise, IT operating models, business – IT relationships and multidisciplinary collaboration. He has so much rich experience in IT and a keen understanding of DevOps. He has delivered DevOps Keynotes, presentations and workshops at events such as DevOpsDays in Amsterdam, DevOpsPro Vilnius, and BPMA in Beijing. He is affiliated with leading organizations like the IT4IT Forum, the BRM Institute, Gaming Works, and many more. Paul Wilkinson, Paul is the Co-Founder of GamingWorks. A Simulation Training Company, His company provides a rich portfolio of business simulations including the hugely popular Phoenix Project Simulation that he mapped to the DASA DevOps Competence Model, he has broad IT background having spent more
than 25 Years in the IT Industry.”, says Burton.

Our DASA Ambassador program was designed to increase awareness for DASA both locally and globally.

Deborah Burton, DASA Managing Director

DASA Ambassadors are a passionate and dedicated group of individuals that plan and execute specific programs that enable and empower local and regional community-driven activities. Their contributions take many forms which include hosting online and onsite events, driving engagement via social channels, contributing thought leadership in the shape of articles, white papers, and blogs. They dedicate their professional and personal time to give a local voice to DASA as we continue to expand our members-driven community by actively contributing and advocating skills and knowledge development based on DASA’s Competence model and certification scheme.