Blader, Thomas

Thomas Blader

Credentials: (He/Him)


Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene
DevOps Engineer


Thomas Blader is a seasoned IT professional with a diverse background in Linux administration, software development, AWS Cloud Infrastructure, and IT security. With over two decades of experience, Thomas has established himself as a versatile technologist adept at tackling complex infrastructure challenges and developing innovating solutions. His journey with UW Madison began in 2009, where he joined the Department of Family Medicine, focusing initially on Linux administration before expanding into roles involving cloud and on-prem infrastructure, mobile app development, and cybersecurity. In 2023, Thomas transitioned to the role of DevOps Engineer with the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene, continuing his tenure with UW Madison and concentrating on supporting the cloud-driven initiatives of the Bioinformatics division.

2024 Session

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