Serhat Can – Speaker interview

by | Mar 13, 2019 | Speaker Interview, Voxxed Days Bucharest 2019

Serhat Can is a versatile engineer who has built and operated products as part of the Opsgenie team. He currently works at Atlassian with a focus on Opsgenie and Jira Ops. His main interest as the Technical Evangelist is helping teams build better on-call and incident response practices. He has a special interest in Serverless product family of AWS and shares his production experiences with others as an international speaker. He is an AWS Community Hero. As a writer, he has published many articles and ebooks on websites, you already read. Serhat contributes to the community as an event organizer as well as a speaker. He is a Devopsdays core team member where he helps local DevOps communities organize events in 70+ cities. He also hosts many local events in İstanbul and Ankara such as Serverless Turkey meetup, DevOps Turkey meetup, and Devopsdays İstanbul.

Talk: Building a healthy on-call culture

Q. Tell us a bit about yourself. What are your hobbies and interests?

I like lego, watching series and travelling.


Q. Why did you select this topic for your session at Voxxed Days Bucharest 2019?

I believe in that on-call doesn’t have to cause burnout. We can do better.


Q. Who should attend your session? 

CTOs, Team leads, senior engineers, and engineer – in this order.


Q. What are the key things attendees will take away from your session? 

Attendees will learn the fundamentals of how to build a healthy on-call culture to improve operational performance as well as employee happiness. 


Q. Aside from speaking at Voxxed Days Bucharest, what are your other plans for this year?

Speaking at many other conferences (as I travel) and writing a lot of content around my talks 🙂