Brent Laster is a Senior Manager in the Research and Development division at SAS in Cary, North Carolina. He manages several groups involved with release engineering processes, best practices, and tooling. He also serves as a resource for the use of open-source technologies and conducts internal training classes in technologies such as Git, Gerrit, Gradle, and Jenkins, both in the U.S. and abroad.
Brent Laster is the author of "Professional Git"
(a comprehensive guide to Git for users ranging from beginners to advanced)
and "Jenkins 2 – Up and Running: Evolve Your Pipeline for Next-Generation Automation".