Spencer (nibalizer) Krum has been a system operator since 2010.
He works for HP doing OpenStack and Puppet things. Spencer is a core contributor to the OpenStack Infrastructure Project's puppet configuration.
Spencer coordinates the local DevOps user group in Portland and volunteers for an ops-training program at Portland State University called the Braindump. Spencer is a published author and frequent speaker at technical conferences.
Spencer helped found the puppet-community effort, which attempts to bring together a network of developers, modules, and infrastructure.
Spencer lives and works in Portland, Oregon where he enjoys cheeseburgers and StarCraft II.