James Petty currently serve as the CEO of the DevOps Collective INC, a nonprofit working in the technology education space. The nonprofit is focused on PowerShell, automation, and DevOps, and runs numerous free online resources including PowerShell.org. James joined the DevOps collective board in April of 2018 as the volunteer CFO and became the CEO in July of 2019.
James’ passion lies with automation using PowerShell and all things Windows Server related and with almost a decade of experience as an infrastructure admin for a large enterprise helping to manage thousands of users and machines. He has knowledge of a broad range of products, from patch management, Active Directory, and Group Policy, to the Windows Server operating system and much more.
James is the recipient of the Microsoft MVP award in Cloud and Datacenter Management. He currently live on top of Signal Mountain with his amazing wife and daughter.