Michael Kehoe

Michael Kehoe is an author, speaker and Sr Staff Cloud and Reliability Architect at Confluent, leading a whole organization initiative to redesign the company’s cloud platform. Previously, he was a Sr Staff Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) at LinkedIn, architecting LinkedIn’s move to Microsoft Azure. Before graduating with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of Queensland (Australia), Michael interned at NASA Ames Research Center building small-satellites known as Phonesats.

While working at LinkedIn, Michael led the companies work on Incident Response, Disaster Recovery, Visibility Engineering & Reliability Principles. He has also been embedded with the profile, traffic, espresso (KV Store) teams. After leading LinkedIn’s last physical data-center build, he was the architect for how LinkedIn builds its infrastructure in Azure.

Michael has spoken at numerous events all over the world is the co-author of the book “Cloud Native Infrastructure with Azure” and “Reducing MTTD for High Severity Incidents”.