Jesse Robbins is Founder & CEO of OnBeep, a wearable communication startup.
Robbins previously founded Chef and served for 3 years as the company's CEO. Robbins is a recognized expert in Infrastructure, Web Operations, and Emergency Management.
He created & was a founding chair of the Velocity Web Performance & Operations Conference and contributes to the O'Reilly Radar . Prior to Opscode, he worked at Amazon.com with a title of "Master of Disaster" where he was responsible for Website Availability for every property bearing the Amazon brand.
Robbins is a volunteer Firefighter/EMT and Emergency Manager, and led a task force deployed in Operation Hurricane Katrina. His experiences in the fire service profoundly influence his efforts in technology, and he strives to distill his knowledge from these two worlds and apply it in service of both.
Master of Disaster
Jul, 2008 - Jan, 2013
Velocity Conference Founder & Chair
Jun, 2007 - Jan, 2012
Cofounder & Chair, Velocity Web Performance & Operations Conference
2007 - Jan, 2011
Senior Fire Cadet Lieutenant
2002 - Jan, 2005
Senior Network Engineer
2000 - Jan, 2001
Advisory Roles (8)Update
- 01/03/14 -venturebeat.com
- 09/01/11 -www2.technologyreview.com
- 07/07/08 -businessweek.com