Kurt Andersen is the head of strategy for Blameless.com. Prior to that, he was one of the leads for the Product-SRE organization at LinkedIn. Across the full spectrum of IT influence, he is strongly committed to developing the best engineers and teams, and enabling them with the right ideas, tools, and connections at the right time. Kurt has been active in the anti-abuse and IETF standards communities for over 20 years. He has spoken at multiple conferences on various aspects of reliability, authentication, and security and written for O'Reilly. He also serves on the USENIX Board of Directors and as liaison to the SREcon conferences worldwide.