Chris Stankaitis

Working for Pythian, Chris builds and manages high performing SRE and Hadoop Teams which are globally distributed (follow the sun) and remote (work from home) based. Working with companies from startup to web-scale, Chris's teams keeps many of the sites and services people use on a daily basis up and running smoothly. Chris is a passionate advocate and evangelist for the transformation of the traditional systems administration role into the current SRE paradigm. Outside of work Chris is a gamer geek, a volunteer with Scouts Canada, and works with his local LGBTQ+ community on education and outreach initiatives.