Tim Banks has a career spanning over 20 years through various sectors. Tim’s initial journey into tech started as a US Marine in avionics. Upon leaving the Marine Corps, he went on to work as a government contractor. He then went into the private sector, working both in large corporate environments and in small startups. While working in the private sector, he honed his skills in systems administration and operations for large Unix-based datastores. Today, Tim leverages his years in operations, DevOps, and Site Reliability Engineering to advise and consult with engineering groups in his current role as a Principal Solutions Architect at Equinix Metal. Tim is also a competitive Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner, having won American National and Pan American Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu championships in his division.
March 31st, 2021 | 1 hr 8 mins
Corey Quinn talks about his job of keeping up with AWS and the personal evolution of Corey Quinn, the person: speaking truth to power (kindly, but snarkily), making and delivering jokes, recognizing your own failure modes, and approaching & handling D&I as a business owner.