Capital Factory’s Kevin Landtroop sits down with Nicolas Chaillan, the Chief Software Officer for the Air Force during Fed Supernova to discuss how the Air Force does DevSecOps.

Bringing the Cloud to the Operator with Nicolas Chaillan, US Air Force Chief Software Officer

Capital Factory’s Kevin Landtroop sits down with Nicolas Chaillan, the Chief Software Officer for the Air Force to discuss how the Air Force does DevSecOps using their dedicated Platform One and Kubernetes.

What you’ll find out:

  • The top 3 Synthetic Training Environment problems that require cloud solutions.
  • How Platform One became a DoD-wide service?
  • Are there opportunities to get involved and provide DevOps services?

Key Quotes:

  • “We don’t see FedRAMP as a viable option when bringing services into the DoD at scale…companies can give to us their containers.” — Nicolas Chaillan, Chief Software Officer, USAF (29:52)
  • “One might think it’s expensive, but when you start adding the cost of ops, cyber, 24–7 support, if you have to build all of that [on your own] it’s actually a bargain. You end up saving millions.” — Nicolas Chaillan, Chief Software Officer, USAF (45:20)
  • “We do fun stuff, it is very critical to have the right name..let’s try a little bit harder to be more original.” — Nicolas Chaillan, Chief Software Officer, USAF (47:00)

Who you’ll hear from:

About Fed Supernova

Fed Supernova, presented by Deloitte, is a virtual conference highlighting defense innovation in Texas. This first-of-its-kind interactive experience will draw national attention and connect leading entrepreneurs, investors, thought leaders, corporations, and decision makers from around the world.

About Capital Factory

Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas, the number one startup state in the U.S. Hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs, programmers and designers gather day and night, in-person and online for meetups, classes and coworking. With boots on the ground in Austin, Dallas and Houston, we meet the best entrepreneurs in Texas and introduce them to their first investors, employees, mentors and customers. According to Pitchbook, Capital Factory has been the most active investor in Texas since 2013.

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