Services Modernization Header

Press Release

Progress Announces ChefConf 2021: The Premier Conference for DevOps Professionals

Aug 17, 2021   

Speakers from Google, Netflix, SAP, UBS and more will join Progress Chef’s 10th annual conference

BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progress (NASDAQ: PRGS), the leading provider of products to develop, deploy and manage high-impact business applications, today announced that ChefConf 2021, the virtual version of its annual Chef community and user conference, will be held September 7 - 9, 2021. The event will bring together Progress and Chef leadership, Chef community members and DevOps professionals from leading organizations worldwide to dive into the latest innovations in DevOps and DevSecOps practices and the Progress® Chef® portfolio.

“The ChefConf℠ DevOps conference has become a meeting place for some of the greatest minds in DevOps and DevSecOps,” said Sundar Subramanian, General Manager, Chef Business, Progress. “Designed for a wide variety of audiences—from those who are just entering the DevOps space to those who continue to shape it—ChefConf is the ideal opportunity for attendees to help build their skills, stay on top of the latest trends, and overcome today’s business and technical challenges.”

For a decade, ChefConf has brought the Chef community together to discuss the future of DevOps. This year’s conference will feature three days of inspiring keynotes, roundtables, technical workshops, networking opportunities, Q&As, demos and tutorials to help new and expert Chef practitioners alike accelerate their DevOps journeys. In addition to hearing from Progress CEO Yogesh Gupta and Chef product experts about Progress’ vision for Chef and new Chef product innovation, Progress is bringing together an impressive list of IT experts and DevOps champions, including:

  • Konrad Schieban – Infrastructure Cloud Consultant, Google
  • Kyle Ruddy – Technical Marketing at HashiCorp & Microsoft MVP
  • Johnny Ramos – Senior Client Systems Engineer, Netflix
  • Lance Albertson – Director, OSU Open Source Lab, Oregon State University
  • Tim Jones – Security Tooling Product Owner, SAP
  • Jay Thoden van Velzen – Head of Network & Security Operations, Multi Cloud, SAP
  • Joerg Weber – Executive Director, UBS

The event will include sessions ranging from infrastructure compliance and continuous delivery to modern DevSecOps. Other topics include:

  • How SAP Scales Compliance for 10K+ Cloud Accounts and Growing with Chef InSpec
  • Evolving from Infrastructure as Code to Policy as Code
  • Improve Your Automation to Reduce Toil
  • Stories from the Edge
  • Pitfalls of Infrastructure as Code (and how to avoid them!)

For more information about the conference and to register, please visit

Additional Resources

About Progress
Progress (NASDAQ: PRGS) provides the best products to develop, deploy and manage high-impact business applications. Our comprehensive product stack is designed to make technology teams more productive, and we have a deep commitment to the developer community, both open source and commercial alike. With Progress, organizations can accelerate the creation and delivery of strategic business applications, automate the process by which apps are configured, deployed and scaled, and make critical data and content more accessible and secure - leading to competitive differentiation and business success. Over 1,700 independent software vendors, 100,000+ enterprise customers, and a three-million-strong developer community rely on Progress to power their applications. Learn about Progress at or +1-800-477-6473.

Progress, ChefConf, and Chef are trademarks or registered trademarks of Progress Software Corporation and/or one of its subsidiaries or affiliates in the US and other countries. Any other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

Press Contact:           
Kim Baker           
+1 781-280-4000 

Primary Logo

Source: Progress Software Corporation