Kieran Jacobsen

Information & Communications Technology

PowerShell Azure Automation security devops devsecops

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Panel: Career changers - the ideas, suggestions and people who influenced your career

Panel of industry professionals discuss the pivotal moments in their career including ideas, suggestions, advice and people that changed their career tragectory.
Hosted by:
Shiva Ford (Community Program Manager, Microsoft)
Natalie Yan-Chatonsky (Founder & CEO, Full Time Lives)
Kieran Jacobsen (Head of Information Technology, Telstra Purple)
Sarah Bowden (Microsoft, Sarah Bowden One Commercial Partner Director)
Amy Kapernick (Front End Dev, Evangelist, Dog Lover)

Kieran Jacobsen

Head of Information Technology at Telstra Purple. Microsoft MVP. Conference junkie and speaker. Gay 🏳‍🌈. He/Him.

Kieran Jacobsen (he/him) is the Head of Information Technology at Telstra Purple and a Microsoft MVP for Cloud and Datacenter Management. Kieran’s interests focus on automating processes and the integration of security processes within DevOps. Kieran describes himself as a jack-of-all-trades, and a keen explorer of technology. Kieran can be seen speaking at regular conferences including NDC Sydney, CrikeyCon and DDD Melbourne.

Kieran is the founder and maintainer of Planet PowerShell ( an aggregator of community written PowerShell content. Kieran writes on his blog Posh Security ( Kieran lives with his husband and cat in Melbourne, Australia.

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