Leonid Belkind is a Co-Founder and CTO at StackPulse, a Site Reliability Engineering orchestration platform. Prior to StackPulse, Leonid co-founded (and was CTO of) Luminate where he guided this enterprise-grade service from inception, to widespread Fortune 500 adoption to acquisition by Symantec. Before Luminate, Leonid managed software development organizations at CheckPoint.
Through his career, Leonid has witnessed modern Software Engineering practices come and replace the traditional ones, first around Continuous Integration and Delivery pipelines, then Infrastructure Management and Monitoring, and onwards as software services have replaced on-premise products. Throughout this journey Leonid has become passionate about building reliability-first architectures, methodologies and organizational culture.