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Ben Salt

GM - Platform & Reliability , Xero

Speaker Bio

Ben Salt is the General Manager of Platform & Reliability at Xero, a cloud-based business software company with over 1.4 million subscribers. He is a passionate technologist and people leader. Ben is driving the adoption of SRE at Xero. He is leading organisational transformation in the operations space using automation and challenging teams thinking on how they approach production workloads.

Ben was a key contributor to the planning and execution Xero’s migration to AWS from 2014 to 2016. He has overseen the creation and operation of the PaaS teams that use AWS primitives to deliver a scalable, reliable and secure platform for our developers to deploy software on.

Most recently, Ben has been focused on cost optimisation in Xero’s AWS environment. Ben has over 20 years experience in the architecture and management of complex solutions within IT Services and financial services industries.

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