He got his start in technology when he founded a startup as a student at the University of Oklahoma and has since worked in environments ranging from large, web-scaleenterprises to small, rapid-growth startups. He is a dynamic speaker on topics in DevOps, AppSec, InfoSec, cloud security, automated security testing, DevSecOps and serverless.
James is the creator and founder of the Lonestar Application Security Conference which is the largest annual security conference in Austin, TX. He also runs DevOps Days Austin and previously served on the global DevOps Days board. He also bears several security certifications including CISSP and GWAPT.