About Me

Michael Kehoe is a distinguished author, speaker, and a Senior Staff Cloud and Reliability Architect at Confluent. In his current role, he is spearheading a comprehensive initiative to revamp the company’s cloud platform. With a solid background in cloud architecture, Michael brings a wealth of experience to this transformative endeavor.

Previously, as a Senior Staff Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) at LinkedIn, Michael played a pivotal role in orchestrating LinkedIn’s seamless transition to the Microsoft Azure platform. His expertise in reliability engineering was instrumental in ensuring the platform’s stability and performance. During his tenure at LinkedIn, Michael led critical initiatives in Incident Response, Disaster Recovery, Visibility Engineering, and Reliability Principles. He has also been embedded with the profile, traffic, espresso (KV Store) teams. Having successfully overseen the construction of LinkedIn’s final physical data center, Michael assumed a pivotal role in shaping the infrastructure blueprint for LinkedIn’s expansion into Microsoft Azure.

An accomplished speaker, Michael has shared his insights at numerous global events. He is also a co-author of two impactful books: “Cloud Native Infrastructure with Azure” and “Reducing MTTD for High Severity Incidents”.

Last modified: 19 October 2023