Yvo van Doorn has more than a decade of system administration experience. The first part of his career, he manually built out and configured bare metal servers. At Classmates, Yvo became a champion of configuration management and virtualization. Before joining Chef, he learned firsthand the power of VMware's products when he moved a small Seattle technology company's complete production stack over to its virtualization platform. He's a strong believer in the culture change that comes with DevOps. When he isn’t busy spreading the gospel of Chef, he's probably enjoying a hoppy IPA, exploring the great outdoors or celebrating his Dutch Heritage while eating a wheel of gouda and watching Oranje lose the World Cup. Yvo lives with his wife and black lab in Seattle, Washington.