Benjamin Johnson is a serial entrepreneur with a track record of success and hands-on open-source programming experience. With 20+ years as a software developer and leader, Benjamin is the CEO & Founder of Particle41, a dev firm founded by industry veterans that aims to help companies accelerate their initiatives through Software Development, DevOps, and Data Science.

Chapter Titles:

00:00 Introduction

00:20 Our Guest

01:25 Behind the name: Particle41

03:07 Ben’s Origin story

05:14 Where did the ideas come from?

08:20 Outsourcing DevOps

10:45 What makes a great DevOps team?

16:50 Extreme Ownership

19:50 “Bridge” Personality

21:30 Is there a benefit to being first to market?

22:55 Monetizing Open Source

28:22 Characteristics that make successful people

34:02 More about Ben

 

Dark Rhino Security’s Security Confidential is a weekly Cybersecurity podcast where Host, Manoj Tandon, talks to Infosec and Cybersecurity professionals about the current issues going on in our industry. Guests are able to share their stories about how they began their journey into cybersecurity and connect with our audience. Listeners are able to tune in through Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Youtube, LinkedIn, and more.

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Check out the other episodes in Season 11:

Ep. 1 Huxley Barbee – Having ACCURATE Asset Inventory

Ep. 2 George Kamide – From Disinformation to AI (pt 1)

Ep. 3 George Kamide – From Disinformation to AI (pt 2)

Ep. 4 Phillip Wylie – He was once Wrestling a 750lb Bear, Now he’s a Penetration Tester

Ep. 5 Bec McKeown – The Psychology behind our Cybersecurity Choices and Teams

Ep. 6 Bec McKeown – You CAN Train Your Mind

Ep. 7 Ben Johnson – What makes a great DevOps team?

Ep. 8 Kevin Metcalf – The Recovery Of Missing and Exploited Children

Ep. 9 Chris Rock – Terminated from Speaking at TED Global

Ep. 10 Chris Rock – Can Cyber Mercenaries Overthrow the Government?

 

Important Links

Particle41’s Website

Linkedin – Particle41

Linkedin – Ben Johnson

 

About Ben Johnson

Benjamin Johnson is a serial technical co-founder with a track record of success and hands-on open-source programming experience. He has a wide range of being both a board-level advisor and founder but also an in-depth understanding of how things work. Through his 20+ years as a software developer and leader, he has gained extensive experience with remotely distributed development teams and business hacks.

Ben is the CEO & Founder of Particle41, a dev firm founded by industry veterans that aims to help companies accelerate their initiatives through Software Development, DevOps, and Data Science.

With a constant focus on results and ways to improve, Benjamin is having fun building highly scalable and highly secure applications.

 

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