Aaron has been expanding the possibilities of Chaos Engineering in its application to other safety- critical portions of the IT domain notably cybersecurity. He began pioneering the application of Security in Chaos Engineering during his tenure as the Chief Security Architect at the largest private healthcare company in the world, UnitedHealth Group (UHG). While at UHG Aaron released ChaoSlingr, one of the first open source software releases focused on using Chaos Engineering in cybersecurity to build more resilient systems. Aaron recently founded a Chaos Engineering startup called Verica with Casey Rosenthal from Netflix and is a frequent author, consultant and speaker in the space.
Aaron has spent his career solving challenging engineering problems for organizations such as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Department of Defense (DoD). Rinehart has been a featured speaker at several media outlets and conferences, most notably the National Press Club, RSA, HITRUST and ABC News. Rinehart has been interviewed and quoted in various publications including the Huffington Post, Medill News Service, and MarketWatch.