Derek has had a life long passion for technology. His indepth background and experience in Web Development, System Administration, and Networking give him a well rounded understanding of modern day web architecture. Leading a team of Site Reliability Engineers, producing self healing, auto scaling infrastructure for numerous different applications, Derek specializes in Linux Cloud Environments. While designing, building, and maintaining highly available applications for clients, he often engages in a embedded consulting role for larger organizations as they embark on their journey to the Cloud. Derek and his team are on the forefront of a technology tidal wave and are engineering cloud best practices every day. With a proven track record for resilient cloud architecture, Derek helps RightBrain Networks be one of the strongest cloud consulting agencies and managed service providers in partnership with AWS today.