Speaker

Curtis Blackthorne

Curtis Blackthorne

Engineering Manager at Bellese Technologies

Overland Park, Kansas, United States

When Curtis is not out enjoying the finest BBQ that Kansas City has to offer, he is mentoring others to help them grow into whatever butterfly or moth they want to be.

Area of Expertise

  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Business & Management
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government, Social Sector & Education

Topics

  • DevOps & Automation
  • devops
  • Mentorship
  • Test Automation
  • Build Servers
  • automation
  • Cloud & DevOps
  • DevOps Journey
  • Cloud Automation

Who says DevOps is only for IT?

DevOps is a culture, and as such it should be able to be applied to anywhere. In this talk, we will go over how other industries are applying DevOps practices in the fields of racing, health care, and even Egyptology.

Put me in Coach

Let's discuss ways that you can train and level up skills holistically with your product teams. Moving away from auditing into the coaching space can help your teams feel motivated to not only level up, but set the bar for other teams.

A Guide To Being a Better Mentor

Do you have a mentor? Do you want one? Or better yet, are you a mentor? If becoming a mentor is hard, finding one can be even harder. In this session I'll go over what it is to be a mentor, and some places you can look for them. You might be surprised to find that you've had one all along.

Care and Feeding of a Beard

Beards are all the rage, but do you know how to care and feed for your beard? Do you have a partner who has a rough beard that you want to help soften up? Well let me show you how to take care of a beard so it can be thicker and healthier.

Curtis Blackthorne

Engineering Manager at Bellese Technologies

Overland Park, Kansas, United States