Matt lives and works in West Central Illinois. He earned a degree from Western Illinois University and spent 5 years in the United States Marine Corps. He is currently a Cloud Automation Engineer with 10th Magnitude out of Chicago and works remotely. Prior to that he spent 15+ years at Western Illinois University as a full time SysAdmin. These days he passes the time consulting with clients, helping them implement DevOps practices and architecting solutions using tools like Terraform, Azure DevOps, Chef, and Kubernetes.