Dan Shoop

Dan Shoop is a systems engineer focusing on observability, incident management, and building resilient and evolving systems architectures. He's lead SRE and Production Engineering teams for Venmo, Sesame Street, United States Technical Services, and HBO at Game of Thrones scale, where the team won a technical Emmy award for contributions to HBOGO. He's had a passion for improving the visualization and presentation of information after exploring the work of Edward Tufte and enjoys sharing lessons learned with his fellow engineers. Dan is also an avid photographer and outdoorsman and enjoys rebuilding retro-computers including PDP-11s and original Macintosh systems, as well as classical computing platforms and technologies.