Chris Short

Chris Short

Cloud Native, DevOps, and so much more


Chris Short has been a proponent of open source solutions throughout his 20+ years in various IT disciplines, including systems, security, networks, DevOps management, and cloud native advocacy across the public and private sectors. He currently works as a Developer Advocate at Amazon Web Services, is an active Kubernetes contributor, and CNCF Ambassador. Chris is a disabled US Air Force veteran living with his wife and son in Greater Metro Detroit. Chris writes about Cloud Native, DevOps, and other topics at He also runs the Cloud Native, DevOps, GitOps, Open Source, industry news, and culture focused newsletter DevOps’ish.


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Maker History

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    Nov 2022
  • DevOps'ish
    DevOps, Cloud Native, Open Source, industry news, and more
    Mar 2017
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    Joined Product HuntJuly 31st, 2014