We believe in shipping solutions built with good design fundamentals early to accelerate learning and reduce
engineering time. We have experience in designing maintainable microservice-based software platforms. We believe
understanding problems from the business and customer perspective is crucial to helping our clients develop
We have nearly a decade of experience building and scaling applications on Amazon Web Services and Google
Cloud Platform. We have built strong partnerships with teams in both organizations over the years and are widely
regarded experts on both platforms.
Our team holds undergraduate and advanced degrees in Economics, Mathematical Optimization, Econometrics,
Business, and Software Engineering as well as patents on techniques for storing, computing, and collaborating on
data in distributed environments
Robert is an experienced technology executive and entrepreneur. He is passionate about helping companies
develop engineering organizations that reliably deliver business value. At Workiva, Robert lead the operations
engineering, infrastructure engineering, reliability engineering and support engineering groups to ensure 24x7
operations and ensure systems meet product engineering needs. He is a Google Cloud Platform Developer Expert.
Beau is an experienced software engineer, architect, and development manager. He believes in shipping
solutions built with good design fundamentals early to accelerate learning and reduce engineering time.
He is an expert in designing maintainable microservice-based software platforms. He believes understanding
problems from the business and customer perspective is crucial to developing high-value solutions for our
Nick is an industry veteran with deep expertise in continuous build, integration, and release systems.
Having five years of experience with container-based systems, he often mentors teams responsible for container
build, release, and orchestration. His primary goal is enabling engineering teams to safely manage their own
services and reducing investment in infrastructure engineering. He is a Google Cloud Platform Developer Expert.
Tyler is an experienced software engineer and technical leader. At Apcera, he worked on NATS, an
open-source, high-performance messaging system for cloud-native applications. Before that, Tyler architected
Workiva's microservice messaging platform. As an engineer, he's interested in distributed systems, messaging
infrastructure, and resilience engineering. As a technical leader, he's interested in building effective
teams. Tyler is also a frequent open-source contributor and avid blogger at
Alex is a software engineer passionate about continually learning and developing his skills. He most
recently designed and implemented features and documentation for the Kubernetes command-line tooling. His
previous projects have included writing a custom lexing, parsing, and formula-evaluation logic from scratch.
Alex specializes in producing clear design documents and technical documentation.