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Vladimir Mikhalev

DevOps Consultant / Team Lead @ Ataccama

Vladimir Mikhalev, who is widely known as Valdemar, is a seasoned IT professional, bringing over 20 years of experience to the table and having honed his skills at tech giants including IBM, Thales, and Amazon. As a DevOps Consultant and Team Lead, Valdemar's expertise runs deep, but his passion for Docker and container technology truly sets him apart. Valdemar's fervor for IT technologies is matched only by his commitment to knowledge-sharing. Through his IT blog, he has cultivated a thriving DevOps community. His dedication to penning incredibly detailed guides enables even those at the nascent stages of their careers to deploy and manage complex IT solutions with confidence. Yet, Valdemar's efforts are not confined to the digital pages of his blog. He has consistently demonstrated the ability to share his knowledge and passion for DevOps in a manner that is both instructive and inspirational. His objective is simple yet powerful: to empower each individual within the DevOps community to harness the full potential of Docker and containerization technology. As a Docker Captain, Valdemar is eager to share his deep understanding and professional experiences, fostering an environment of learning, innovation, and growth. His goal is to inspire the next generation of IT professionals to push the boundaries of what's possible with Docker and containers.

Located in: Canada, Toronto


Developer productivity
Modern Application Development
Software Secure Supply Chain
Tech trends (AI, Blockchain, Web3, etc)

Programming Languages


Available for

Blog posts
Public speaking
Product briefings
Video Content
Conferences (Booth demos)
Social media
Writing tutorials