Steve has nearly 30 years of IT experience working for top government and corporate organisations in Australia and the UK, including Totaljobs, BNP Paribas, Vodafone and Credit Suisse.
In 2013 he co-founded DevOpsGroup, one of the UK's fastest growing Cloud & DevOps services companies. DevOpsGroup helps organisations leverage Cloud and DevOps technologies and ways of working to build IT capabilities ready for the challenges of the Digital Economy. In recognition of this expertise, Steve Thair has been made a “Regional Director” by Microsoft. Established in 1993, the program consists of 180 of the world’s top technology visionaries. Regional Directors are expert advocates who promote Microsoft products, services, and solutions by sharing their deep knowledge with groups such as customers, the press and industry analysts. Steve blogs extensively and presents regularly at numerous meetups, webinars and conferences around the world to evangelise the benefits of DevOps. In 2014 he co-founded the WinOps Conference and Meet-Ups which are dedicated to promoting DevOps in Windows environments.