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Chris has worked in the Information Technology field since 1995. In 1998, he discovered this thing called Linux and installed and ran Red Hat Linux (before RHEL was a thing). When the Dot-com bubble began to burst, he joined the US Air Force in 1999 as a network/systems engineer. Chris left the Air Force in 2010 due to injuries sustained during service. He has worked in the web operations, DevOps, and more recently Kubernetes spaces. Chris joined Red Hat in 2018 and helped the Ansible team make more friends on the OpenShift team. He currently lives outside of Detroit with his wife Julie and son Max. He has a daughter, Aubree at the University of Cincinnati. But, Chris cheers for his Florida Gators, Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers, and his spouse's schools from time to time. Chris is a CNCF Ambassador, Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation, writes DevOps'ish, and has a blog at

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