About Us

We are a team of highly experienced software professionals with a combined 70 years of experience designing and delivering highly performant native-cloud technologies and applications.

Our reputations are built upon solving extremely challenging problems in cloud computing to support the launch and scaling market leading applications. We believe in shipping solutions built with good design fundamentals early to accelerate learning and reduce engineering time. We have experience in designing maintainable micro-service based software platforms. We believe understanding problems from the business and customer perspective is crucial to helping our clients develop high-value solutions.

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, and Business as well as patents on techniques for storing, computing, and collaborating on data in distributed environments (1, 2, 3).

Robert Kluin

Managing Partner

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 Lyddon

Managing Partner

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 micro-service based software platforms. He believes understanding problems from the business and customer perspective is crucial to developing high-value solutions for our clients.


Nick Joyce

Managing Partner

Nick is industry veteran with deep expertise in continuous build, integration, and release systems. Having 10 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.


Alexander Campbell

Staff Engineer

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.