Jason Helmick

Jason is a consultant and teacher, currently working for his favorite learning company Pluralsight. He has worked in the IT industry for more than 25 years focused on strategic IT business planning. He’s a highly successful IT author, columnist, lecturer, and instructor with a speciality of DevOps and automation practices for the IT Ops professional. He’s an avid contributor to the PowerShell community, a Cloud and DataCenter Management MVP (Formerly PowerShell) and board member (COO/CFO) of PowerShell.Org.

He has recently been involved (with Don Jones) in helping to build a scholarship program for new IT Ops people at The DevOps Collective called “GetGoing”.  It’s a way for young IT Ops folks to get started on their careers.

Jason is the author of “Learn Windows IIS in a Month of Lunches” based on the highly successful instructional design “The Nine Principles of Highly Effective Design” by Don Jones. He is also contributing author to “PowerShell Deep Dives”.

He has been a columnist for TechNet Magazine and TechTarget along with many other industry publications.

He is featured by Microsoft along with the inventor of PowerShell Jeffrey Snover, in the Microsoft Virtual Academy series on PowerShell. He has added to this series with guests such as Don Jones and made several based on Microsoft Exchange 2013. Jason built a CBT Nugget video series on Microsoft IIS and how to effectively manage IIS in the real world and a first look at PowerShell v5 at

He can be contacted on Twitter: @theJasonHelmick