Lee Atchison has 30 years of experience and committed his career to architecting and building high scale, cloud-based, service oriented, SaaS applications. He has a specific expertise in building highly available systems.
Lee is a Senior Director of Cloud Architecture at New Relic. During the last five years at New Relic, he designed and lead the building of the New Relic platform and infrastructure products, and helped New Relic architect a solid service-based system architecture that scales as they have grown from a simple SaaS startup to a high traffic public enterprise.
Lee learned cloud-based, scalable systems during his seven years as a Senior Manager and Principal Program Manager at Amazon.com. At Amazon, he led the creation of the company’s first software download store (app store), created AWS Elastic Beanstalk offering (Platform as a Service), and lead the team that managed the migration of Amazon’s retail platform from a monolith to an SOA-based architecture.