Manuel Pais is an agile practices enthusiast. He started his career in 2000 as a Java developer for the web, then moved on to build & release roles and currently works as QA analyst interested in automating the universe (starting with testing). In 2010 Manuel graduated as a master in software engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. Since then he has watched closely how DevOps and Continuous Delivery movement started to bring a business focus to software development. Manuel is a starting hiker and runner and avid music listener. Manuel also started a blog at aspongecake.wordpress.com.