John is a founder member of the DevOps movement in Verizon Enterprise Services. John created the blueprint and vision to start a small community in one of the Verizon lines of business. Leveraged gamification to reward and recognise desired best outcomes resulting in annual DevOps Cup competition being scaled out across the whole of Verizon.
Most latterly building out a TECMob movement focusing on 3 main tenets – Chapters & Guilds, Inner-sourcing and Evolutionary Architecture to further drive innovative solutions by empowering Verizons’ diverse Engineering community
John also has responsibility for a number of squads in the billing space where he incubates and trials best practices that feed the DevOps movement across all of Verizon