About the Author…

I have a set of blurbs I use for “about me” sections of websites, including this one, depending on how many characters I’m allowed.

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Where: Flailing Wildly, Goodreads

is an engineering manager with over 20 years of experience across software development, site reliability engineering, and security. He is the creator of SimplePie and AWS SDK for PHP, patented multifactor-authentication-as-a-service at WePay, defined much of the CI/CD and SRE disciplines at McGraw-Hill Education, and came up with the idea of “serverless, event-driven, responsive functions in the cloud” while at Amazon Web Services in 2010. Ryan's aptly-named blog, , is where he writes about ideas longer than . Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.

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Where: Flickr, Quora

Ryan Parman is an engineering manager with over 20 years of experience across software development, site reliability engineering, and security. He is the creator of SimplePie and AWS SDK for PHP, patented multifactor-authentication-as-a-service at WePay, defined much of the CI/CD and SRE disciplines at McGraw-Hill Education, and came up with the idea of “serverless, event-driven, responsive functions in the cloud” while at Amazon Web Services in 2010. Ryan's aptly-named blog, Flailing Wildly, is where he writes about ideas longer than 280 characters. Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.

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Where: LinkedIn, Vimeo, OneName

Ryan Parman is an engineering manager with over 20 years of experience across software development, site reliability engineering, and security. He is the creator of SimplePie and AWS SDK for PHP, patented multifactor-authentication-as-a-service at WePay, defined much of the CI/CD and SRE disciplines at McGraw-Hill Education, and came up with the idea of “serverless, event-driven, responsive functions in the cloud” while at Amazon Web Services in 2010. Ryan's aptly-named blog, Flailing Wildly, is where he writes about ideas longer than 280 characters. Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.

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Where: Bandcamp, Kickstarter, Letterboxd

Ryan Parman is an engineering manager with over 20 years experience across software development, site reliability, and security engineering. He created SimplePie and AWS SDK for PHP, patented MFA-as-a-service, and is the godfather of Serverless. Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.

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Where: Unsplash

Engineering manager with 20+ years experience in software development, site reliability, and security. He created SimplePie and AWS SDK for PHP, patented MFA-as-a-service, and is the godfather of Serverless. Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.

200 characters

Where: Keybase, Hacker News, Last.fm

Engineering manager with 20+ years in Software/DevOps/Security. Created SimplePie and AWS SDK for PHP. Patented MFA-as-a-service. The godfather of Serverless. Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.

160 characters

Where: Angel.co, Foursquare, GitHub, Medium, Periscope, Pinterest, Twitter, Vimeo

Experienced Software/DevOps/Security engineer. Created SimplePie, AWS SDK for PHP, MFA-aaS. Godfather of Serverless. Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.

140 characters

Where: HackerOne, Instagram

Experienced DevSecOps engineer. Created SimplePie and AWS SDK for PHP. Godfather of Serverless. Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.

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Where: Feedly

Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.

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Where: Coderwall, Micro.blog, StackOverflow

**Ryan Parman** is an engineering manager with over 20 years of experience across software development, site reliability engineering, and security. He is the creator of [SimplePie](http://simplepie.org) and [AWS SDK for PHP](https://aws.amazon.com/sdk-for-php/), patented [multifactor-authentication-as-a-service](https://patents.google.com/patent/US20160241536A1/en?inventor=Ryan+Parman) at [WePay](https://wepay.com), defined much of the CI/CD and SRE disciplines at [McGraw-Hill Education](https://www.mheducation.com), and came up with the idea of “[serverless, event-driven, responsive functions in the cloud](https://aws.amazon.com/lambda/)” while at [Amazon Web Services](https://aws.amazon.com) in 2010. Ryan's aptly-named blog, [Flailing Wildly](https://ryanparman.com), is where he writes about ideas longer than [280 characters](https://twitter.com/skyzyx). Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.