Derek Weeks currently serves as vice president and DevOps advocate at Sonatype. In early 2015, Derek Weeks led the largest and most comprehensive analysis of software supply chain practices to date across 106,000 development organizations (www.sonatype.com/speedbumps). Derek is also a co-author of the upcoming book “The DevOps Toolkit: Building the Software Supply Chain.” As a 20+ year veteran of the software industry, he advises leading businesses on IT performance improvement practices covering continuous delivery, business process management, systems and network operations, service management, capacity planning and storage management. Derek is passionate about changing the way people think about software supply chains and improving public safety through improved software integrity. He fervently advocates applying proven supply chain management principles into DevOps practices to improve efficiencies, reduce costs and sustain long-lasting competitive advantages.