Spinnaker Summit

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Spinnaker Summit

October 24-25, 2022

Detroit, Michigan


Thank you for Attending

Thank you to all of the attendees, speakers, and sponsors that joined us this year! To experience the best of this year’s event be sure to:

Watch the keynotes, breakout sessions, and workshops on the Continuous Delivery Foundation YouTube Channel.

Review session slides from speakers who provided them via the event schedule.

The sixth annual Spinnaker Summit will be co-located with KubeCon in Detroit on October 24-25, 2022. The Summit will bring together a global community of collaborators, focused on the future of Spinnaker, the open-source continuous delivery platform. The event will include hands-on workshops, keynotes, happy hours, and more. Targeted toward developers, architects, operators, and technical leaders, this event will be a great place to share knowledge and build connections.


  • Kelsey Hightower headshot

    Kelsey Hightower has worn every hat possible throughout his career in tech, and enjoys leadership roles focused on making things happen and shipping software. Kelsey is a strong open source advocate focused on building simple tools that make people smile. When he is not slinging Go code, you can catch him giving technical workshops covering everything from programming to system administration.

  • Ben Mappen headshot

    Ben Mappen is a co-founder and the SVP of Strategic Partnerships at Armory. Prior to starting Armory, Ben founded three other startups including LeanLaunchLab & Techcofounder, and was among the first 5 employees at several others. Ben grew up in New Jersey and studied Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He lives with his wife and children in San Diego and enjoys spending time with them at the beach, LegoLand, Sea World, and the zoo.

  • Gopinath Rebala headshot

    Gopinath Rebala is the CTO of OpsMx, where he has overall responsibility for the machine learning and data processing architectures of OpsMx Enterprise for Spinnaker. Gopi also has a strong connection with our customers, leading design and architecture for strategic implementations. Gopi is a frequent speaker and well-known leader in continuous delivery and in the Spinnaker community. Previously, Gopi was a co-founder and CTO at N42, which delivered machine learning tools for large operational systems.

  • Praseeda Sathaye headshot

    Praseeda Sathaye is a Principal Application Modernization Specialist SA at Amazon Web Services based in Bay Area California. She has been focussed on helping customers speed their cloud-native adoption journey by modernizing their platform infrastructure, internal architecture using Microservices Strategy, Containerization, DevOps, Service Mesh, and Cloud Migration. At AWS she is working on AWS services like EKS, App Mesh, ECS and helping customers to run at scale.

  • Cameron Motevasselani headshot

    Software Engineer at Armory working on Armory’s data pipeline, as well as Spinnaker extensibility and release process. Has spoken at a previous Spinnaker Summit on the plugin framework, as well as DevOps Days. 

  • Maria Ashby headshot

    Maria works as a developer advocate and creates content around continuous delivery and Spinnaker. Before diving into a developer advocacy role, she worked in computer science education for K-12 students in lower-income communities. Maria is passionate about lowering the barrier to entry into continuous delivery and increasing representation for black students in tech. Previous speaking experience includes sitting on a CDevents panel at KubeCon EU 2022.

  • Jesse Sanford headshot

    Lifelong software engineer focused on site reliability and Infosec. Currently directing traffic at the intersection of Developer Enablement and Security/Compliance at Autodesk. When away from his computer, he is a continuously delivering parent of two young daughters.

  • Cole Duclos headshot

    Technology enthusiast who strives to provide a delightful developer experience across complex systems. Currently focused on architecting and driving adoption of world-class cloud platforms at Autodesk. New member of Spinnaker’s Technical Oversight Committee.

  • Gopal Dommety headshot

    Gopal Dommety is the CEO of OpsMx. Gopal is a serial entrepreneur and technology visionary. As CEO, he has built the team to scale the technology and go to market functions and has proven product-market fit with customers like Cisco, Salesforce, Standard Chartered Bank, Juniper Networks, Albertsons, and many others. Prior to OpsMx, Gopal was the founder and CEO of N42, where he built a team of machine learning experts to address the problems companies face when running large-scale virtual data centers. Gopal also was the architect behind multiple Cisco flagship products and designed Internet Protocols (RFCs) that are widely used on the Internet today. Gopal holds more than 60 patents in the area of large-scale distributed systems.

Spinnaker Summit 2022 Experience