Courtney Nash

Courtney Nash

Courtney Nash chairs multiple conferences for O'Reilly Media and is the strategic content director focused on areas of modern web operations, high performance applications, and security. An erstwhile academic neuroscientist, she is still fascinated by the brain and how it informs our interactions with and expectations of technology. She's spent 17 years working in the technology industry in a wide variety of roles, ever since moving to Seattle to work at a burgeoning online bookstore. Outside work, Courtney can be found biking, hiking, skiing, and photographing the Cascade Mountains near her home in Bellingham, Washington.



Velocity: A new direction

December 20, 2016

The focus of the O'Reilly Velocity Conference is shifting from system administration to systems engineering.

Security as a vector, not a point

May 12, 2016

The new O’Reilly Security conferences will unite in-the-trenches defensive security practitioners and provide a forum for sharing concrete solutions.

Building better defenses

March 15, 2016

Announcing the O’Reilly Security Conference, Oct. 31-Nov. 2 in New York City and Nov. 9-11 in Amsterdam.

Business at web speed

December 16, 2014

A "Coded Business" harnesses feedback loops, optimization, ubiquitous delivery, and other web-centric methods.

Everything is distributed

May 19, 2014

How do we manage systems that are too large to understand, too complex to control, and that fail in unpredictable ways?