Tapabrata "Topo" Pal has over 20 years of IT experience in various technology roles (developer, operations engineer, and architect) in the retail, healthcare, and finance industries. Over the last 10 years, Topo has served in various positions at Capital One and for three years, a director of Capital One’s Enterprise Architecture group, where he led the company’s DevOpsSec initiatives. He is currently Sr. Director and Sr. Distinguished Engineer and is focused on next-generation infrastructure. Previously, Tapabrata spent some time in academics doing doctoral and post-doctoral research in the field of solid state physics. Topo has also traveled the country to speak at the DevOps Enterprise Summit for many years.