Database professional with extensive and proven knowledge of how to grow and sustain database infrastructures and persistence tiers for highly available and successful web applications at scale. Having supported such companies as Obama for America, Activision/Call of Duty, Echosign/Adobe, Disney Mobile, Travelocity and Technorati, I know what is needed to take a database ecosystem to the next level to support the demanding web applications being built today. Technical leader with combination of Management and Leadership, Business and Product Development and technical breadth/depth. Experience leading organizations up to 60 people, across multiple countries, while supporting significant numbers of clients and projects. An advocate for distributed architecture and systems, the culture of DevOps, and Open Source solutions wherever possible. I enjoy collaborating, knowledge sharing and supporting the growth of those on my teams, in my company and in my communities.