Thomas has given several tutorials on Puppet at LISA and has spoken at PuppetConf and Puppet Camps. He has published four books on Puppet, including Mastering Puppet. He is co-organizer of the Seattle PUG and is also a Board member of LOPSA (lopsa.org). He also helps run the local LOPSA meetup in Seattle, SASAG. He is a long time Linux Administrator with an RHCA from RedHat. When not making terrible Dad jokes he enjoys watching panel shows and browsing r/justrolledintotheshop. You can find his blog at ramblings.narrabilis.com.