Vice President; Principal Cloud Architect
Mike Kavis has served in numerous technical roles such as CTO, Chief Architect, and VP positions with over 25 years of experience in software development and architecture. A pioneer in cloud computing, Mike led a team that built the world’s first high speed transaction network in Amazon’s public cloud and won the 2010 AWS Global Startup Challenge. An expert in cloud security, Mike recently published a book called Architecting the Cloud: Design Decisions for Cloud Computing Service Models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS).
Mike is also an active blogger in the cloud computing space and covers DevOps among other topics for The Virtualization Practice, which provides analysis, commentary, and resources on current Virtualization and Cloud Computing news, events, and community.