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Wednesday, February 10 • 16:00 - 16:50
What It Takes Beyond the Terminal Window

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Writing a simple Bash script, now that's easy – right? How about teaching someone Bash? Do you have what it takes?

This panel of amazing IT professionals will be diving into the importance of career growth and soft skills. We’ll cover things like work/life balance, experience vs. education, being an individual contributor vs. management, and lots more. 

Have a question for our panel? Head over to the #beyond-macaduk Slack channel @ macadmins.orgtweet using the hashtag #beyondmacaduk or fill out this form anonymously: http://goo.gl/forms/cy8Fv2HE4v.


Joel Rennich is the General Manager for Trusource Labs Enterprise Services in Austin, Texas providing Apple device management and help desk to customers around the globe. 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.

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…


Andrina Kelly leads the Field Technician team and the Integrator program at JAMF Software. These two groups are primarily responsible for every Casper JumpStart anywhere in the world.


She has spoken at MacSysAdmin, JAMF National Users Conference, Apple's WWDC, Macworld IT conferences, Mac Networkers Retreat and Canada MacExpo.

Andrina is also a foolish triathlete, unhurried runner, occasional musician, quaffer of beer and devotee of really good food. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with her Duck Tolling Retriever, Mackenzie.


Rich Trouton has been doing Macintosh system and server administration for over eighteen years and has supported Macs in a number of different environments, including university, government, medical research and advertising. His current position is providing support for Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Research Campus in Ashburn, Virginia.


Ben Toms is the Senior Infrastructure Analyst at Pentland Brands where he oversees the management of the Mac Estate. Through his great work on JAMF Nation, Ben has been named a Dean and he continues to contribute through his great work including the Netboot tool 'AutoCasperNBI' and his MacMule blog.

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Dana Campbell

By day Dana works as the IT Technical Lead at Slack, helping innovate and build a best-in-class IT team. With a passion for community and knowledge sharing Dana co-founded Macbrained, an Apple device focused community for IT developers, engineers and administrators-alike. Macbr... Read More →

Wednesday February 10, 2016 16:00 - 16:50 GMT