Derek E. Weeks, Vice President, Sonatype. Derek is a huge advocate of applying proven supply chain management principles into DevOps practices to improve efficiencies and sustain long-lasting competitive advantages. He currently serves as vice president and DevOps advocate at Sonatype, creators of the Nexus repository manager and the global leader in solutions for software supply chain automation.
Derek is also the co-founder of All Day DevOps, an online community of 40,000 IT professionals, and the lead researcher behind the annual State of the Software Supply Chain report for the DevOps industry.
In 2018, Derek was recognized by DevOps.com as the "Best DevOps Evangelist" for his work in the community.