Restructured Infrastructure at Rakuten to save $8M/year. Grew Rakuten's private cloud from 0 to 12,000 workloads (60% of production workload) in less than 2 years; also established DB-as-a-Service (1000+ databases) and Storage-as-a-Service. Established India and Philippines offices. Designed real-time reporting for LinkShare; rebuilt LinkShare's UI/UX and Analytics systems.
Gives excellant advice and insight in building a business, understanding position in the market and current/potential competitors that we should be aware of. A really really wonderful and productive session with him!