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Adrian is a technologist and strategist with broad experience from the bits to the boardroom, in both enterprise and consumer-oriented businesses, from startups to some of the largest companies in the world, equally at home with hardware and software, development and operations.

He’s best known as the cloud architect for Netflix during their trailblazing migration to AWS and was a very early practitioner and advocate of DevOps, microservices, and chaos engineering, helping bring these concepts to the wider audience they have today.

He's currently retired from corporate life, working as a consultant, analyst and advisor via

His distinguished career included time at Amazon, Battery Ventures, Netflix, eBay, Sun Microsystems and Cambridge Consultants Ltd.


    Pronouns: He/Him