Chris Read, ThoughtWorks
Chris Read is an Infrastructure Specialist at ThoughtWorks Inc., where he helps clients design and impliment their production infrastructure, and make the process of deploying their software as painless as possible. He is one of the creators of Buildix: an integrated development environment that helps projects get started quickly.
Before joining ThoughtWorks Chris has worked as a System Administrator, Network Administrator and a Developer (though not all at the same time). Specializing in Unix environments, he uses his experience from both sides of the wall to help admins and developers realize they're both playing for the same team