Samantha Grumdahl is a Principal Engineer at Target Corporation and is currently focused on Site Reliability Engineering. She gave up a life doing research in microbial biochemistry to spend more than twenty years in network and security – primarily in academia. Her volunteer efforts revolve around increasing interest in STEM and IT especially among young girls and under-represented minorities. She is also a long-time organizer of the DevOps MSP meetup and DevOpsDays Minneapolis. During her free time, Samantha can usually be found enjoying a cup of tea brewed at the ideal temperature, biking around town, or spending time with her family.