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Nicolas Chaillan


Mr. Nicolas Chaillan is the first Air Force Chief Software Officer (CSO), under Dr. William Roper, the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Arlington, Virginia. He is also the co-lead for the DoD Enterprise DevSecOps Initiative with the DoD Chief Information Officer (CIO). Mr. Chaillan is responsible for enabling Air Force programs in the transition to Agile and DevSecOps to establish force-wide DevSecOps capabilities and best practices, including continuous Authority to Operate processes and faster, streamlined technology adoption.

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DevOps Holiday Special Event: Nicolas Chaillan

Join the Chief Software Officer of the USAF to learn: How the DoD moved to Kubernetes and Istio.
Dec 03, 2019