John leads a developer team within the Shopify Production Engineering group, with a focus on building tools to improve the quality of production systems, and on engineering incident response. John is a frequent speaker at technical conferences, including most recently SRECon, DevOps Days, and GitHub Universe. He has served on conference program committees and was voted a JavaOne Rock Star. His current interests are in tools and practices for infrastructure automation, and incident response. Before joining Shopify, John led a team-building cloud-based developer tooling for IBM Bluemix and was a prominent leader within the Eclipse open source community.