Andy Cowell has over twenty years of system administration experience in a variety of environments. Currently, he works for Scripps Networks as the manager of the Application Engineering and Automation group, which is responsible for a large number and wide variety of environments, from legacy Windows apps to DevOps-style Linux web deployments, both on-prem and in the cloud. He has been responsible for some of the top destinations on the Internet, such as HGTV.com, Dilbert.com, and Metallica.com. In the past, he has worn many hats, from networking admin to full-time developer, and cut his teeth as a "wizard" with the UTK Computer Science department.
When not wrangling systems, he solders microcontrollers, paints toy soldiers, drinks bourbon, smokes pipes, watches hockey, grows algae, and rolls 20s.