Alan grew up in the US Northeast and gradually worked his way south in search of better weather. He is now a 30 year resident of Tampa Bay, FL. After getting his start in technology in Network Management, Alan moved into development and consulting roles focussing on CRM solutions across multiple industries at companies large and small. Since, then, he has spent his career rotating between application development, architecture and technology leadership roles with companies such as American Express, Cigna, and The Gap.
Alan’s current focus and passion is on DevOps transformation including application modernization, microservice architecture, containerization, CI/CD, and cloud architecture. He has been with Google since June 2019 and specializes in Application Modernization and Hybrid Cloud architecture.
Alan holds an undergrad degree in Technology Management and an MBA from the University of Florida. Additionally, he has earned multiple industry certifications including the Google Cloud Professional Architect, Data Engineer, Cloud Developer, and DevOps Engineer designations.