CloudEXPO 2018
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Lee Atchison

New Relic
Senior Director Cloud Architecture
Lee Atchison is the Senior Director, Cloud Architecture at New Relic. He’s been with New Relic for over six years where he designed and led the building of the New Relic infrastructure products, and helped New Relic architect a solid service-based system architecture that scales as they have grown from a simple SaaS startup to a high traffic public enterprise. He has a specific expertise in building highly available systems. 

Lee has 31 years of industry experience, and learned cloud-based, scalable systems during his 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 from a monolith to a service-based architecture. 

Lee is the author of the book “Architecting for Scale”, published in 2016 by O’Reilly Media.