Tracy “Trac” Bannon
Mentor, Speaker, Author, Real Technologist, Tech Evangelist, Change Agent, Human-Focused Software Architect, Ambassador, Engineer
I am a real technologist, tech evangelist, and passionate architect. My focus is the human side of software architecture. With over 15 years of experience designing, delivering, and continuously improving to deliver value. Some consider me an accomplished software architect, engineer, and DevSecOps advisor having worked across commercial and government clients. I spend a ton of time improving modern software practices from applying AI to software engineering to building decoupled architectures to cloud native!
Helping organization on their journey to be digital first means helping them to adopt modern softare practices like #DevSecOps, #DataOps, and #ContinuousEverything. Community building and knowledge sharing it a TOP priority including mentoring, training, and building out “guidance as code” as a contributor and maintainer for MinimumCD.org.
I am is a long-time advocate for diversity in technology, helping to narrow the gaps as a mentor, sponsor, volunteer, and friend.
As a Senior Principal with The MITRE Corporation’s Advanced Software Innovation Center, I truly spend my days solving problems for a safer world. In addition to being a member of the Value Stream Management Consortium, I’m also an ambassador with the DevOps Institute continuing to share experieces and connect humans together!
And just for fun, I’m a featured industry speaker, blogger, author, and accomplished podcaster including 𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗹 𝗧𝗲𝗰𝗵𝗻𝗼𝗹𝗼𝗴𝗶𝘀𝘁𝘀 and 𝗜𝘁’𝘀 𝟱𝟬𝟱! 𝗗𝗮𝗶𝗹𝘆 𝗣𝗼𝗱𝗰𝗮𝘀𝘁 (part of Sourced Network Production).
When I have free time, I love writing technical blog posts, readin, biking, gardening, learning, and traveling.
Feel free to connect me at Github and Linkedin, leave your thoughts in my blog or share your ideas by writing an email.