Richard is a Cloud Native and Open Source Software advocate with over 30+ years of industry experience. He has been working in various roles related to Cloud Computing, over the past 10+ years. A highly structured, respected and accomplished IT professional who’s accumulated a vast set of experiences, ranging in systems engineering, filed engineering, solutions and cloud architecture, project management and consulting as a trusted advisor.
Richard has worked for a number of prestigious IT vendors — both established and new technology start-ups, such as IBM, Lenovo, SUSE, Mirantis, Heptio, World Wide Technology and most recently, Contino.
Recently, he has expanded into the world of vlogging and writing, with his own YouTube channel (The Cloud Therapists) and public speaking at various Cloud Native, DevOps and Security conferences.