Stephen Nelson-Smith is one of the founding fathers of the Devops movement. A highly experienced consultant, specialising in automated infrastructure, lean and agile software development, and wellbeing and effectiveness amongst knowledge workers, his client list covers a wide range industry sectors and business sizes. A popular keynote speaker and O’Reilly author, he is currently researching the philosophical underpinnings of Devops, and the application of systems thinking and mindfulness-based psychotherapy to the software operations and development world. A buddhist, vegan, yogi, he is daily exploring how to bring compassion and value-based decision making into the professional world. UNICOM is delighted to have secured his ongoing support for seminar and conference programmes.