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Jörgen Olsson

Product specialist and CEO, Moreware

Jörgen has dedicated his professional life to providing the Scandinavian Mac Community with secure communications, collaboration and security solutions.

When not working, Jörgen plays tennis, has given up on the saxophone and started with ukulele instead.

Charles Edge

Director, Professional Services, Author & Engineer, JAMF and krypted.com

Charles Edge is the Director of the Marketplace at Jamf, where he began his stint by bringing us Jamf Now. He holds 30 years of experience as a developer, administrator, network architect, product manager, and CTO. He is an author of 20 books, more than 6,000 blog posts on technology, and has served as an editor and author for many publications. Charles also serves on the board of directors for a number of companies and non-profits, and frequently speaks at industry conferences around the world, including DefCon, BlackHat, LinuxWorld, the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, and a number of Apple-focused conferences. Charles is also the author of krypted.com and a cofounder/host of the MacAdmins Podcast. This is his tenth year speaking at MacSysAdmin. We think…

Edward Marczak

New on the Job, Duo Security

Ed Marczak has spent much of his life thinking about people, processes, and technology. His experience spans several companies and roles, including developer, sysadmin, manager, and project manager. An early advocate of Apple products, Ed has written two books focusing on Mac management, co-founded MacTech Conference, and is a familiar face at Apple-related events all over the world.

Ed spends his non-compute cycles with his family, and improving his music and photography skills.

Duncan McCracken

Developer, Sysadmin, Consultant, Mondada

Duncan is the Technical Director of Mondada Pty Ltd, an organisation leading the way in creating installation packages for macOS deployment solutions. With over 20 years working with Apple and associated products Duncan as a consultant and has worked with some of the leading integration companies at home in Australia and around the world.

He is known for his willingness to adapt to new playing fields through embracing different technologies, and his knack for creating modular, re-usable solutions. Duncan has spoken at various Apple-centric conferences around the world, this is his 10th year presenting at MacSysAdmin.

Greg Neagle

Senior Systems Engineer Walt Disney Animation Studios

Greg is responsible for deploying and managing macOS machines at Walt Disney Animation Studios, a studio with a long history of family entertainment reaching back to "Snow White and the Seven Dwarves" and forward to our latest films, "Ralph Breaks the Internet" and the upcoming "Frozen 2".


Several Mac management tools developed by Greg have been released as open source by Disney Animation. Among those are Munki, a software deployment framework, and Reposado, a platform-agnostic replacement for Apple's Software Update service. Greg is also a maintainer of the popular AutoPkg tool.


Greg has presented on various aspects of macOS management at conferences in Europe and North America, and is excited to return to MacSysAdmin for a ninth year.


Joel Rennich

Chief Instigator, Orchard & Grove

Joel is the Chief Instigator for Orchard and Grove in Austin, Texas providing bespoke macOS software products like NoMAD, DEPNotify and others.

Previously he was an Enterprise Systems Engineering Manager at Apple doing all kinds of fun things with lots of cool people and solving crazy problems to allow for integrating Macs and iOS devices into enterprise environments.

Recently Joel has been greatly enjoying himself working on projects to help people get into a casual binding environment and removing the need for a directory service on their Macs. NoMAD is an open source project that will give you all of the functionality of AD without the bind.

Prior to Apple Joel was frequently seen speaking at Macworld, WWDC and other conferences and gatherings of Apple-minded admins. Joel has traveled the world helping customers adopt OS X and in 2002 he setup afp548.com and had a lot of fun with that too.

Joel is a classically trained journalist and plied his trade as a paparazzi chasing Monica Lewinsky before rising to become the Director of Photography for United Press International in Washington DC. If you’re lucky he’ll even tell you some of his Monica stories, as the stories are better than the photos…

Armin Briegel

Consultant, scriptingosx.com

Armin Briegel has been managing Macs and their users for over twenty-five years and probably held most existing technical job titles at one time or another. He worked for nearly ten years at Apple in Germany and the US as a Systems Engineer, Consulting Engineer, and Solutions Architect. Then, he put theory into practice as a System Administrator at University of California. He currently works at the Apple Authorized Enterprise Reseller Pro Warehouse in the Netherlands. He writes on his weblog, scriptingosx.com and has published three books for Apple Administrators scriptingosx.com/books.

Weblog: http://scriptingosx.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/scriptingosx

Tim Standing

VP of Engineering, OWC

Tim Standing has been writing drivers and storage utilities for Mac OS since 1986.  He is the creator of SoftRAID for Mac OS X and is currently VP of Software Development at Other World Computing, Inc.

In the past year, Tim has added APFS support to SoftRAID as well as two additional RAID levels: RAID 6 and 6+.  He has also patented a write acceleration technique which enables the write speed RAID volumes to be as fast as the read speed.

Tim's team is responsible for SoftRAID, OWC Dock Ejector and all the Mac drivers and utilities which make OWC products so exceptional.

Arek Dreyer

Consultant, Author, Trainer

Arek Dreyer, co-author of the macOS Support Essentials 10.14 book and course, as well as the oldie but goodie "Managing Apple Devices: Deploying and Maintaining iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan Devices” is back to share some of the things you should be thinking about if you manage Apple devices.

Patrick Wardle

Principal Security Researcher

Patrick Wardle is a Principal Security Researcher at Jamf and founder of Objective-See. Having worked at NASA and the NSA, as well as presented at countless security conferences, he is intimately familiar with aliens, spies, and talking nerdy. Patrick is passionate about all things related to macOS security and thus spends his days finding Apple 0days, analyzing macOS malware and writing free open-source security tools to protect Mac users.

Ms X, Mr Y and Mr Z

The identity of these ladies and gentlemen will be revealed at the conference. Some are returning speakers. One qualification they have in common is their deep knowledge of their respective subjects.

Kevin M. White

Macjutsu

Kevin M. White has dedicated his career to mastering Apple technologies so he can share them with the world. Through his company, Macjutsu, Kevin provides professional consulting for Apple’s education and enterprise customers. Macjutsu is also part of the Jamf Integrator program; providing professional services specific to the Jamf Pro management platform. He has presented at many conferences including; Macworld/iWorld, MacIT, MacSysAdmin, and the Jamf Nation User Conference.

Zack Blum

Co-founder and CEO, Fleetsmith

Zack is the co-founder and CEO of Fleetsmith. Prior to Fleetsmith, he was the Director of IT at Wikia. Zack holds a degree from the University of California, Davis in Art History and Political Science. After graduating, Zack earned a Chinese Government Scholarship to study Mandarin at the Beijing Language and Culture University.

Kim Burton

Security Education Lead, Duo Security

Kim Burton is the Security Education Lead at Duo Security, where she has worked for over 2 years. She is dedicated to improving educational opportunities for all those interested in information security and in growing the skills of those already in the field. On weekends, you can find her weaving chainmail, cooking, or playing with cats.

Brett Demertis

Systems Engineer, AirBnB

Brett has a long history of endpoint management in both Education and Corporate spaces, and has a strong interest in managing cloud infrastructure as code. As a member of Airbnb's Systems Engineering team Brett has found a home in open source endpoint management, and most recently spearheaded the adoption and success of MicroMDM.

In his off hours, Brett enjoys time with his wife and daughters in the foggy beach town of Pacifica, California. Surfing, golfing, wine/beer making, or home improvement he's always ready to have a conversation about technology or anything really!

Graham Gilbert

Serial Automatist, AirBnB

A serial releaser of open source macOS administration tools, Graham is the author of Sal, a modular reporting tool for endpoints and Crypt, a FileVault 2 key escrow solution.

Graham has managed macOS devices in environments ranging from 5 machines to five digits, supporting everything from creative workflows to software engineering. He writes at grahamgilbert.com on the subjects of macOS in the enterprise, devops, automation and the intersection of the three.

In his day job, Graham is on the CorpInfra team at Airbnb. He has a slight obsession with automating all of the things.

Andrina Kelly

Management Consultant, UX, Jamf

Andrina has been working at Jamf in Minneapolis, MN since July 2015.  Prior to taking on leadership of the UX team a year ago, she led the Global Field Services team at Jamf who were responsible for training and onboarding Jamf customers.  Andrina comes from a long background in IT Administration and consulting, and presented at conferences like MacAD UK, MacSysAdmin Sweden, Jamf Nation Users Conference, Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference, Macworld and Canada's MacExpo. In addition Andrina was a technical editor for Apple’s macOS technical training books.

Prior to moving to Minneapolis in 2015, Andrina lived in both Canada and the UK. She spends her time away from work traveling the world, riding bicycles, enjoying good food and wine with friends and curating the instagram feed of her Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, Mackenzie.

Sal Soghoian

User automation expert, software developer, author and musician, macosxautomation.com

Sal Soghoian is a user automation expert, software developer, author and musician. The principles represented in his credo, “The power of the computer should reside in the hands of the one using it.” are manifest throughout his professional career.

He served as the Product Manager of Automation Technologies for Apple Inc. from 1997 through 2016, advancing AppleScript, Automator, JavaScript for Automation (JXA), System Services, the Terminal, Apple Configurator, and the other macOS automation tools. During his tenure, Sal was integral in the creation of Automator, and he furthered the incorporation of user automation into Apple’s products by writing the scripting dictionaries for iWork, iPhoto, Aperture, and Photos, as well as writing the “Mastered for iTunes” automation tools.

Sal also designed and wrote the user automation support in the Apple Configurator application, which uses macOS automation to manage iOS device deployment. The Apple Configurator automation implementation consists of a central AppleScriptObj-C library and a corresponding set of Automator actions, enabling iOS devices to be prepared, managed and refreshed automatically upon their attachment to a hosting macOS computer.

Prior to joining Apple, Sal worked as a scripting consultant, creating automation solutions for the publishing industry during the 1990s. He authored a popular script collection called “Sal’s AppleScript Snippets,” the ShadowCaster Quark XTension, two books, including “AppleScript 1-2-3,” and numerous magazine articles about automation. Sal is also recognized for his work as as a featured presenter/instructor for Quark, Thunder Lizard Productions, Apple, and the Seybold, MacTech, MacSysAdmin, and Macworld conferences.

Jesse Endahl

Co-founder, CPO & CSO, Fleetsmith

Jesse is the co-founder, CPO, and CSO of Fleetsmith. He previously worked at Dropbox, where he spent a year as an IT Engineer and two and a half years as an Infrastructure Security Engineer. Prior to Dropbox, he was the IT Manager at C&T Publishing, a publishing house in the Bay Area. Jesse cut his teeth on all things Apple early in his career, working as a Genius at the Apple Store for two years. He studied Political Economy & Urbanization at the University of California, Berkeley. Jesse is also a classically trained vocalist who trained at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

Henry Stamerjohann

Consultant, PSE - Zentral Pro Services, https://www.zentral.pro

Henry Stamerjohann is partner at Zentral.pro a company specialized in Apple Professional Services, Research & Development for Business Customers and B2B Partners.

He has been working in the Mac management domain for over two decades and is known as an experienced integrator and consultant for Jamf as well as Open Source solutions.

Rob Potvin

Consulting Engineer, Jamf

Rob started working with Apple computers at the Vancouver film school over 16 years ago. After film school, Rob moved to Germany in where he worked as a mac admin for an international school. Rob joined Jamf in 2013 as an education services engineer, teaching all around Europe and writing curriculum. He has tried different roles within Jamf and is now working as a consulting engineer helping companies and schools succeed with Apple.

Filip Cotfas

Channel Manager, Endpoint Protector by CoSoSys

Filip is Channel Manager at CoSoSys, he is utilizing his extensive sales skills for the daily operating efficiency with a focus on the Northern Europe, South Asia and Middle East markets.

Filip`s main responsibility is handling the existing Customer portfolio, as well as acquiring additional revenue streams, mainly by coordinating with the existing partners or enabling new partnerships, in order to help more customers benefit from our award-winning Data Loss Prevention solution, Endpoint Protector. In the past years, he has been developing the sales strategies for his markets and built a successful relationship with channel partners.

Filip`s objective is helping businesses overcoming their security challenges and protecting their sensitive information. He is goal-oriented with a genuine passion for sales and business development.

Dan Sanford

Information Systems Senior Engineer, VMware

Dan has been working on Apple computers since he was a young kid in school. His summer job was re-imaging the Macs at his local schools in Ohio. In 2007, Dan moved to Atlanta and started working at Apple. In 2013, Dan joined AirWatch as an Endpoint Engineer managing the Mac devices. AirWatch was acquired by VMware shortly after and Dan was promoted to Information Systems Engineer, responsible for VMware’s Mac estate and internal Workspace ONE environment.

See How VMware IT Manages Large-Scale Mac Deployments with Workspace ONE – HERE

Jason Dettbarn

Founder and CEO, Addigy

Jason Dettbarn is the Founder and CEO of Addigy, a world-leading, cloud-based IT management platform for Apple devices. Following a decade of pioneering embedded software engineering at Motorola and Raymarine, Jason shifted to the IT management software industry at CA (Computer Associates) and later on, Kaseya. With this, he inevitably founded Addigy in 2014 & built it privately to become what it is today: a global leader in Apple device management.

Jason holds a Masters and Bachelors in Computer Science from FIU with graduate research in Pervasive Computing & Computer Networks at MIT (Laboratory for Computer Science).