Richard Hailstone is an Associate Principal Specialist Solutions Architect at Red Hat. He helps Enterprise businesses innovate with open source technologies. He spends the majority of his days working with technical teams on harnessing the power of automation through Ansible.
He has over 22 years’ industry experience that has spanned the dot com era, the emergence of virtualisation, containers and hybrid cloud, and has worn a variety of hats including development, operations, engineering and architecture roles.
Aside from spending his time coding with new technologies, Richard spends as much time as possible outdoors with his wife and three children, finding new renovation projects, or adventuring through new mountain bike trails.