Starting in the IT industry back in 1998 as part of the worldwide IT pro effort that saved the world from certain destruction with the Y2K bug, he spent the next 12 years looking after organizations operations in data centers. With experience working all over the world, based in Dubai, Australia and Germany for years at a time, Matt now looks after North America, based out of Vancouver and Seattle. In 2010 he changed his focus towards cloud, with heavy involvement in the community around awareness from an agnostic perceptive towards cloud. Recognized by Microsoft as an MVP for Azure, and many certifications for Amazon AWS.