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Paul Brown

Head of Observability, Atlassian

Paul is head of observability for Atlassian, responsible for the observability of the entire cloud estate, consisting of thousands of microservices across all Atlassian products. With 20 years’ experience in both SaaS and financial services, Paul has managed large-scale platforms and large transformation projects.


He lives by “seek first to understand” and is a huge believer in working smarter, not harder. Paul holds a degree in geophysics from University of Leeds.


Outside of work, Paul lives with his wife and three children in Sydney. He is a fan of all types of cycling, but especially riding down the sides of mountains.