Our Team

Jeffrey Hulten Principal Consultant

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Jeffrey started Automated Labs with his wife to help companies automate infrastructure, increase application performance, and bring an experimental mindset to adding value. Prior to hanging his own shingle, he spent over 15 years writing software and managing systems for various industries including telecommunications and finance.

A long-time supporter of open-source solutions, he has presented his ideas at user groups across the country and co-founded the Seattle DevOps interest group.

Elisabeth Knottingham Consultant

Elisabeth has over twenty years of project management experience in the software, publishing and retail industries. Her evidence-based approach to projects make her our project recovery specialist.


We have partnered in the past with the following consultants and can bring in their experience from time to time to augment our own.

Sascha Bates Bratty Redhead, LLC

Sascha and Jeff worked together on an infrastructure automation project at a Fortune 50 retailer. She consults as "Bratty Redhead", bringing many years of experience tuning Java-based application containers and middleware and a passion for automating with Chef and Puppet.

Daniel Hinojosa EvolutionNext

Daniel is a speaker on the No Fluff Just Stuff tour and an experienced Java and Scala developer.


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