We are extremely excited to have David N. Blank-Edelman on the roster to speak at the upcoming Cascadia IT Conference. David is the Director of Technology at the Northeastern University College of Computer and Information Science and the author of the O’Reilly book Automating System Administration with Perl.
David has spent the last 27+ years as a system/network administrator in large multi-platform environments, including Brandeis University, Cambridge Technology Group, and the MIT Media Laboratory. He was the program chair of the LISA 2005 conference and one of the LISA 2006 Invited Talks co-chairs. David is also the recipient of the 2009 SAGE Outstanding Achievement award and to serve on the USENIX Board of Directors.