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DevOps Exchange - Toronto, Ft. Arctiq, Luxoft, Raj Kumar

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310 Spadina Ave. #400, Toronto, ON M5T 2E8

Tuesday 27th June 2023 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The DevOps Exchange returns to Toronto on the 27th June, where it will be hosted by DevOps transformation service provider, Arctiq.

Join us for another exciting and knowledge-packed evening as we bring together three remarkable companies to delve into the latest developments and trends in the DevOps realm. For this event, we will be joined by; Luxoft, a digital strategy and software engineering firm, technovation maestro Raj Kumar and finally our hosts for the evening, Arctiq.

We'll hear from Eugene Trufanov at Luxoft explain how to avoid 'career plateaus' and instead, how to reignite growth in senior DevOps positions. Next up we have Raj Kumar, former Director of Engineering who will be sharing how to break down silos within the DevOps space and how to truly embrace DevOps principles.

Finally, our hosts at Arctiq Greg Robinson will share how to implement a release automation strategy for your Git repositories to help better manage code changes in repositories at scale.

The event will consist of 3 x 20 minutes talks starting at 7pm. Please see the agenda below and we hope to see you all there!

To RSVP please click here.


6:30pm - Arrive and drinks

Eugene Trufanov, Lead DevOps Engineer @ Luxoft


Unstuck your career by discovering practical strategies to overcome career plateaus and reignite growth in senior DevOps positions. Learn from my personal experience and gain valuable insights to navigate challenges, develop key skills, and seize new opportunities.Bio:

Bio: Eugene began his career more than 20 years ago as a regular system administrator. In 2011, he opened his first personal AWS account and started his cloud journey, a couple years later he heard about DevOps and since then was involved into various projects related to it. Eugene has worked across various domains, ranging from construction to finance, and has been employed by both small start-ups and large enterprises.

Greg Robinson, Delivery Consultant @ Arctiq

"Label Driven Release Automation with Github Actions"

How to implement a release automation strategy for your git repositories to help better manage code changes in repositories at scale. The goal of this talk is to demonstrate how using labels can drive all aspects of the release for repository from the types of changes that were made to how the release should increment.

Bio: Greg has been in the consulting 7 years working mostly on cloud native technologies since graduating college. He has worked at large and small consulting companies and has been able to touch all the clouds in the process.

Raj Kumar, Former Director of Engineering

"The Journey of Leadership and DevOps"

A captivating tale of a visionary leader who transforms their organization by breaking down silos, fostering collaboration, and embracing DevOps principles. This inspiring journey showcases the power of empowerment, continuous improvement, and the positive impact of embracing change in the pursuit of organizational success.

Bio:Raj has amassed 13 years of experience in the Software & IT industry. Throughout this career, he has assumed various roles in engineering leadership and management. Additionally, tech papers authored by him have been published, and he is recognized as an esteemed member of ACE, AppSec, and PMO Group. Raj has also contributed to numerous events, including delivering sessions, providing training, participating in meetups, and delivering guest lectures. His expertise lies in scaling products and organizations exponentially but organically.


Please ensure you RSVP as soon as possible to secure your space.

We look forward to seeing you on the night!

All the best,

The DOXTOR team

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