Lee Atchison has 32 years of experience and committed his career to architecting and building high scale, cloud-based, service oriented, SaaS applications. He has a specific expertise in building highly available systems.
Lee Atchison is the Senior Director, Cloud Architecture at New Relic, where for the last seven years he has helped design and build a solid service-based product architecture that scaled from startup to high traffic public enterprise.
Lee's industry experience includes seven years as a Senior Manager at Amazon.com. At Amazon, he led the creation of the company’s first software download store, created AWS Elastic Beanstalk, and lead the team that managed the migration of Amazon’s retail platform to a service-based architecture.
Lee has consulted with leading organizations on how to modernize their application architectures and transform their organizations at scale; including optimizing for cloud platforms, utilize service based architectures, implement DevOps practices, and design for high availability. This experience lead him to write his book “Architecting for Scale”, published in 2016 by O’Reilly Media. http://oreil.ly/1HbPMpb
Lee has become an industry expert and has been widely quoted in publications such as Diginomica, IT Brief, Programmable Web, CIO Review, and DZone. He has been a featured speaker at events across the globe from London to Sydney, Tokyo to Paris, and all over North America.
Take a look at what Lee is up to at http://www.leeatchison.com.
Available For: Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Seattle, WA
Speaking Topics: Cloud Computing, Application Scaling & Availability, Modern Application Architectures
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