Google Cloud Certified Fellows: Hybrid Multicloud
Learn more about the distinguished Google Cloud Certified Fellows and explore their experience and qualifications.
Meet the fellows
Shohei Abe, Site Reliability Engineering Lead, Cloud Ace, Inc.
Shohei has extensive experience in designing networking, IaC, and DevOps for various systems. He utilizes cloud infrastructure to help customers build robust, secure environments.
Steven Alsop, EMEA Field CTO, Palo Alto Networks
Steve Alsop focuses on enabling organizations to securely embrace cloud technologies to transform their organizations.
Marek Anderson, Associate Manager, Infrastructure Modernization, SADA
Marek specializes in designing hybrid and multicloud solutions for enterprises. He guides customers through their modernization journeys with Google Cloud and Anthos. He is passionate about teaching and enjoys meaningful hands-on workshops.
Matthieu Audin, Principal Google Cloud Architect and Anthos and Kubernetes Practice Lead, Devoteam G Cloud
Principal Google Cloud Architect, Anthos & Kubernetes Practice lead at Devoteam G Cloud focusing on Cloud Native application adoptions and App Modernization. Help many clients in Europe to move to GKE & Anthos. Passionate about Kubernetes and its ecosystem.
Mark Ayala: Senior Software Engineer, H-E-B
Mark is a Senior Software Engineer with 20+ years of networking experience in the IT industry, with a focus on cloud technologies and Kubernetes. His team designs and implements H-E-B’s enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.
Kevin Backman, Senior Systems Engineer, Major League Baseball (MLB)
Kevin has worked in Major League Baseball (MLB) for over 10 years. His primary focus is MLB's Ballpark infrastructure, where he has helped design and implement their Anthos architecture.
Navveen Balani: Chief Technologist, Technology Sustainability Innovation, Accenture
Navveen has over 21 years of experience building enterprise products using exponential technology, specializing in multicloud, AI, Blockchain, and IoT. He is currently working on delivering innovations and creating new products and offerings for a greener, healthier, and sustainable environment. He is also the author of many books, including an upcoming title on Anthos.
Alain Baxter, Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, SADA
Alain works hands-on with enterprise clients to modernize their infrastructure using cloud, hybrid cloud, and multicloud solutions. He is passionate about enabling their transformation journey and helping solve technical problems.
Shlomo Bielak: CTO, Benchmark
Shlomo's expertise is shifting how global markets focus on making transformational initiatives at scale and inventing new solutions for multicloud and DevSecOps environments. His approach allows teams to innovate while also enabling continuous deployments to production.
Thomas Bottrill, Google Cloud Technology Lead, EMEA
Thomas is a Cloud and DevOps Engineer with over 10 years of experience in systems engineering and automation. His focus is on helping enterprises to design and implement modern hybrid cloud infrastructures.
Niels Buekers, Head of Cloud Services, Fourcast
Niels is the CTO and co-founder at Fourcast with 10+ years of experience with Google Cloud. Niels is passionate about solving real business challenges with cloud technologies.
Dan Bustillos, Director of Cloud Infrastructure and Engineering, 66 Degrees
Dan is a principal cloud consultant with a successful track record of leading complex projects while managing cross-functional resources to drive efficiency across enterprise technology organizations.
Inder Singh Chauhan, Platform Architect - Kubernetes and Cloud Native Platforms, ANZ Bank
Inder has extensive experience in infrastructure engineering, site reliability engineering (SRE) practices, and cloud native technologies. He leads the hybrid cloud journey for a key business domain within ANZ.
Tejas Cherukara, Lead Engineer, ANZ
Tejas is a lead engineer at ANZ with a passion for SRE, Cloud Native tech, and fostering a knowledge-sharing culture. His focus is establishing standards across teams, improving the developer experience, and decreasing time-to-feature delivery.
Konrad Clapa, Senior Expert and Lead Technical Architect, Atos
Konrad is a Lead Technical Architect on the Atos R&D team with 10+ years of IT experience (and 30+ industry certifications) working for top Atos enterprise customers. He is an enthusiast of hybrid and multicloud technologies and worked with Anthos in the early stages of the product, equipping him with a thorough knowledge of the suite.
Spencer Cuffe, Strategic Architect, CDW
Spencer helps empower organizations on their journey to the cloud. People, process and technology are all key parts of a modern environment. Spencer has a proven track record of effectively working with all of them to provide solutions to meet their needs.
Tim Delesio, CTO, Techolution
Tim is the CTO at Techolution, where he leads the Cloud Transformation practice focusing on Cloud-Native Applications, Hybrid-Cloud, and Application Modernization. He is passionate about helping organizations migrate to the cloud and technology at large.
Lynn Dong, Customer Engineer, App Modernization, Google
Lynn is a senior engineer and passionate lifelong learner. She uses her background in DevOps, security, Kubernetes, and hybrid and multicloud platforms to craft creative, elegant solutions for complex problems.
Manav Doshi, GM, Tech Solutions ANZ
Manav leads the Technical Architecture, SRE and QE practices across ANZ for Equifax. He also leads the Cloud Training programs and the FinOps practice to ensure appropriate cloud cost governance.
Volodymyr Davydenko, Solutions Consultant, SoftServe
Volodymyr is working in the Center of Excellence at SoftServe, leading challenging projects with a focus on hybrid cloud infrastructure, security, and migration. He is passionate about cloud-native technologies and helping enterprise customers be successful with Google Cloud and Anthos.
Eric Evans, Principal Cloud Security Consultant, ScaleSec
Eric advocates for cloud security in Google Cloud and multicloud solutions. Eric has over a decade of experience in DevSecOps, container security, and software engineering.
Andrew Farrell, Domain Architect - Cloud and DevOps Tooling, ANZ Banking Group
Andrew is a Cloud Architect in Financial Services, focused on customer outcomes built on cloud computing platforms, automation, and CI/CD tooling to support the structured delivery of change.
Jaroslaw Gajewski, Lead Technical Cloud Architect, Atos
Jaroslaw leads hybrid and multicloud transformation and application modernization journeys for global enterprise customers through his work in Atos' Engineering Cloud Enterprise Solutions division.
Christopher Galdes, Technical Principal, Contino
Christopher is a Technical Principal at Contino. He has a focus on the delivery of hybrid and cloud native platforms as well as automation best practices to enable the transformation of people, process and technology in Enterprise.
Brad Geesaman, Director of Cloud Security, Aqua Security
Brad has over 19 years of professional IT security and infrastructure experience. He enjoys helping clients secure their Kubernetes/containerized and cloud-native environments running across various cloud platforms.
Leo Gharapetian, Manager, Infrastructure Modernization at SADA
Leo is an engineering leader with 20+ years experience in IT. He builds and grows high performance teams who solve hard problems. At SADA, he helps organizations adopt hybrid multicloud solutions utilizing Anthos. He is a lifelong learner and mentor.
Garrett Griffin, Software Engineering Manager, H-E-B
During Garrett's tenure at H-E-B, he's worked on major projects, including the H-E-B Curbside Fulfillment and Last Mile Applications. He designs, configures, and supports the Kubernetes platform.
Saurabh Gupta, Principal Consultant, HCL Technologies
Saurabh works as Lead Solution designer, and helps customers in their modernization journey to the cloud. He has experience on Hybrid/Multicloud, Enterprise Arch., Microservices, k8s, Quantum Computing.
Christopher Hendrich, Associate CTO, Anthos, SADA
Chris is a Solutions Architect who now has years of experience working with Anthos. He loves helping customers run more efficiently and reach their full potential using cloud and hybrid solutions.
Mamoun Hirzalla, Managing Director, Google Cloud Engineering and Anthos, at Deloitte
Mamoun is a hands-on technical leader with a proven track record in developing solutions and platforms for complex business problems using Google Cloud and other technologies. He is passionate about helping customers envision, build, and execute strategies to transform their business using Cloud engineering and hybrid multicloud technologies. As part of Deloitte’s Google Cloud Engineering leadership team, Mamoun leads the Anthos practice where he drives adoption and scaling out of hybrid multicloud on Google. He devises and executes strategies to win, and leads with innovative solutions using Anthos and Google Cloud.
Dwayne Holmes, Sr. Director IT Delivery, Marriott
As Sr. Director IT Delivery at Marriott, Dwayne and his team operate one of the largest multicloud production Kubernetes clusters, focusing on enterprise-scale "developer experiences” that include CI/CD, cloud, DevOps, and containers. He’s working on a rapid development framework that companies can use to lower costs and quickly bring ideas to market.
Ted Hunter, Solution Principal, Slalom
Ted is a Solution Principal with Slalom Consulting and author of Google Cloud Platform for Developers. His background includes application modernization, infrastructure automation, SRE, and designing enterprise data solutions.
Gabe Jaynes, Principal Architect, Google
Gabe joined Google from KeyBank, where he was a founding member of the DevOps practice and worked as the Principal Cloud Architect driving cloud direction and adoption. Gabe was responsible for designing and implementing the containerized / Kubernetes environment at Key and worked with Google to help pilot and deploy Anthos as part of the Early Access Program.
Nan Jiang, Head of Consulting Canada, Sourced Group
Nan is focused on leading large enterprise cloud transformation programs, with a focus on security, compliance, automation and scalability. Nan has over 13 years of experience within the software/hardware industry, and over 5 years of Google Cloud experience.
Paul Jones, Field Team Lead, Jetstack
Paul helps clients adopt and mature their Kubernetes and cloud-native landscapes. He helps his partners explore, extract, and enhance the value of the ecosystem across hybrid and multicloud environments.
Norman L. Johnson IV, Senior Automation Engineer of Cloud Service, SAS
Norman specializes in DevSecOps, modernization, and hybrid cloud adoption at SAS. After two decades working in all areas of IT, he knows what drives innovation and improves efficiency: understanding the technology, addressing customer needs, and designing the best ROI solutions. His experience in management and training enabled him to teach DevSecOps best practices to numerous companies.
Varun Katyal, Senior Consultant, HCL Technologies
Varun has 15 Years in IT and holds a leadership role across solution management and practice development for Hybrid and Multicloud platforms. He also specializes in providing guidance to customers through their modernization journeys with Google Cloud and Anthos.
Max Kozinenko, Senior Solutions Architect and Anthos Practice Lead, SoftServe
Max has over 15 years of experience in IT, and is passionate about DevOps culture, microservice platforms and architecture, automation, and clouds. He currently works as a customer-facing Senior Solutions Architect and leads Anthos practice at SoftServe.
Kishore Kumar, Cloud Solutions Architect, HCL Technologies
Kishore has 13 years of diverse IT experience in consulting, delivering, and implementing complex cloud and IT projects. He currently works as a pre-sales Cloud Solutions Architect at HCL Technologies.
Krishna Kumar, Principal Architect Cloud & Senior Manager, Accenture
Krishna is a CNCF Ambassador and Principal Architect working with customers’ cloud transformation journey by guiding multicloud infrastructure and app modernization, cloud native Kubernetes adoption, and cloud security best practices.
Junya Kuwayama, Technical Account Manager, Google
Junya joined Google from NTT Ltd., where he worked on public cloud solutions, specializing in Google Cloud. He has contributed to multiple Google Cloud and Kubernetes projects towards developing a more productive application development experience.
Vincent Ledan, Google Cloud Leader, Kyndryl
Vincent has several years of experience in the design of cloud-native hybrid multicloud architecture. lead and help customers leverage new technologies to become more efficient. lead Google cloud topics and provide large support for different teams.
Chris Leibl, Vice President of IT, Optifunder
Chris is passionate about helping customers automate cloud security and compliance requirements into the software development life cycle. He has experience across highly regulated industries such as public sector, financial services, and healthcare.
Aurora Li, Customer Engineer, Google
Aurora joined Google from Arctiq Inc, where she guided enterprise customers to adopt hybrid and multicloud solutions for modernized applications. She is passionate about helping customers optimize the use of public and private clouds.
Kota Iijima, System Engineer, Cloud Ace
Kota helps enterprises to design and implement modern infrastructure using Google Cloud. He has experience in infrastructure automation, CI/CD, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), hybrid cloud design, and implementation.
Chris Love, Founder, LionKube
As a thought leader in the Kubernetes and DevOps segment, Chris is a founder of multiple technology companies with 20+ years experience in software engineering. He has contributed to several open-source projects including Kubernetes, Bazel, and Terraform. Chris is also a published author of the book "Core Kubernetes".
Michael Madison, Cloud Platform Architect, World Wide Technology
As a Cloud Platform Architect, Michael works to help organizations on their journey to the cloud. His background includes application modernization, hybrid cloud, big data, and devops. He has supported finance, large retail, national food chains, professional sports, and many other organizations on their journey to the cloud.
Christopher Markieta, Cloud Platform Security Engineer, VerticalScope, Inc.
Chris is an open-source devotee with a passion for Kubernetes and automation. He is a champion for enterprise modernization with hybrid/multicloud solutions. Formerly a college professor, Chris now teaches DevOps practices in workshops and meetups.
David "Mac" McDaniel, Chief Architect, Anthos, and Anthos Practice Lead, 66 Degrees
Mac has over 30 years of experience in the industry. He has worked on projects leading tactical and strategic implementations and migrations with organizations ranging from startups to the Fortune 50. He has over a decade of experience as a thought leader in cloud technology and is currently focusing on hybrid and multicloud solutions.
Andrew McKinney, Vice President of Engineering, Qarik
Andrew is a systems engineer with deep experience in fintech. Andrew worked on ultra low latency (ULL) trading systems. More recently he has been helping Qarik’s clients get the most out of the promise of the cloud, using GKE and Hybrid Multicloud.
Babak Nasri, Software Engineering Manager, Google
Babak has a background in service provider architecture for systems and solutions at scale. He has managed engineering teams for diverse cloud providers. His current focus is to help enterprises with the secure transformation of software supply chains from source to production.
Prateek Nayak, CTO, Innablr
Prateek helps clients build infrastructure platforms that enable fast and secure delivery of workloads. He is also the co-organizer of the Melbourne Kubernetes User Group.
Liam Nesteroff, Cloud Consultant, Google
Liam has over 10 years of experience designing cloud platforms. He is passionate about helping enterprise customers innovate through multicloud adoption in a reliable and secure way.
Marcin Niemira, Senior Software Engineer/Tech Lead, ANZ Bank
Marcin is a lead engineer at ANZ, with a passion for cloud engineering, software development and security. He has a focus on delivery automatization, establishing patterns and improving the developer experience.
Jason O'Connell, CTO, Banking and Financial Services, Macquarie
Jason is passionate about platforms that unleash developer productivity while improving risk and security. He believes experimentation, failing fast, and releasing often are capabilities that platforms unlock to help businesses grow.
Vladimir Olenin, Founder and Principal Consultant, Artilekt
Vladimir is founder and principal consultant at Artilekt Inc with 20+ years of experience. Over the last 5 years he helped to onboard several large enterprise companies to Google Cloud. Vladimir is also a Google Cloud Authorized trainer.
Gaurav Pasricha, Senior Consultant, HCL Technologies
Gaurav has 16 years of experience in the IT industry, with a focus on delivery on hybrid and multicloud platforms. As a senior consultant at HCL, he partners with customers in their transformation journey towards adoption of Cloud Native technologies.
Robin Percy, CTO, OpsGuru
Robin provides thought leadership to employees and customers on cloud-native technologies, processes, and strategies. He is a Kubernetes contributor that specializes in building large-scale, hybrid-cloud platforms.
Jason Quek, CTO, DevoTeam Cloud Services
Jason specializes in Google Cloud, Kubernetes, and Anthos. His team has helped many customers in Europe and APAC to move to Google Cloud and utilize it to meet their business goals.
Mohsin Raza, Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, SADA
Mohsin has extensive experience in systems engineering and automation. His work experience is diverse, working with large telecommunications companies as well as small startups. He is passionate about helping customers along their hybrid cloud journey.
Jackson Reid, Senior Cloud Security Engineer, SADA
Jackson is a security architect focused on multi cloud and container technologies. He is passionate about creating secure environments for his customers.
Narish Samplay, U.K. CTO at DevoTeam G Cloud
Narish has held diverse IT roles over the past 20 years, delivering solutions for enterprise clients across financial services, government, and manufacturing. He is passionate about leveraging new technologies and hybrid public cloud solutions.
Ali Salhi, CTO, Loop Mobility Inc.
Ali is a product focused CTO building scalable systems using serverless cloud infrastructure at LOOP, an insurance technology company that leverages Machine Learning and big data to create more fairly priced auto insurance products for all.
Andre Sara, Google Cloud SME, EMEA, DXC Technology
Andre is a passionate technologist who helps enterprise customers traverse complex cloud modernization journeys. He guides partners through multicloud environments by gaining a deep understanding of their business vision and translating it to successful IT outcomes.
Asfar Shah, Google Cloud Architect, SADA
Asfar is an architect with 15 years of experience in telecommunications, data center networking, and virtualization. He has led tactical and complex migrations globally, modernizing systems to adopt cloud native solutions with GKE/Anthos.
Amir Sheikh, Lead Enterprise Architect, Cox Communications
Amir is a Lead Enterprise Architect/Product Management leader at Cox. With 20+ yrs of experience, he specializes in technology and strategic transformation, focusing on app modernization, leveraging hybrid cloud, infra automation, and SRE practices.
Kamaljeet Singh, Senior Vice President of Engineering, Lumiq.ai
Kamal is a lead architect with Wipro and has over 20 years of extensive experience in infrastructure management, data analytics, application development, and modernization. His current interests and work focuses around solutioning for multicloud environments and kubernetes.
Zach Snee, Cloud Infrastructure Consultant, Google
Zach is a certified Cloud Solutions Architect. He has led partner teams in the design and deployment of IaaS and PaaS solutions on Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure to support customers’ hybrid and multicloud needs. He currently works in cloud infrastructure, with a focus on gaming.
Mike Sparr, Staff Cloud Architect, DoIT International
Mike has held various senior leadership roles in startups and enterprise companies for 20 years. He is passionate about software, DevOps, and helping organizations thrive with cloud technology.
Siva G Subramanian, Associate Vice President - Head of Data & Analytics Practice, Searce Inc.
Siva has nearly 20 years of specialist experience in data, analytics, AI, ML, and hybrid multicloud technologies. He is a global leader dedicated to leading customers on their digital transformation journeys.
Scott Surovich, Global Container Engineering Lead, HSBC Bank
With 25+ years of experience in information technology, including Windows, Linux, virtualization, cloud technologies, Docker, and Kubernetes, Scott has spent the last two years as Global Container Engineering Lead, focusing on the design and implementation of HSBC’s global Kubernetes platform running on GKE.
Andrzej Szelemetko, Head of Technology, Google Cloud Partnership, GFT Poland
Andrzej is a cloud architect with proficiency in cloud native apps, microservices, databases, data streaming, and hybrid cloud. He has work experience driving cloud projects in multiple industries, including virtual banking. As Head of Google Cloud partnership at GFT Poland, he drives collaboration between technology and the marketplace.
Phil Taylor, Chief Technology Officer, IGNW
Phil is overseeing next generation software engineering, cloud, DevOps, and advanced infrastructure. He is passionate about helping customers create digital transformation strategies that drive better ROI and reduce time to market on infrastructure and software delivery. Phil has 20+ years experience building software in financial, healthcare, retail, and manufacturing verticals.
Ryo Takano, CTO, Cloud Ace
As a CTO and systems architect, Ryo supports customers with cloud-native system engineering using Google Cloud. His focus is on implementing simple and elegant architecture, and he is committed to removing unnecessary complexity around systems.
Vitalii Turovets, Solutions Architect, Softserve
Vitalii is working for SoftServe’s Center of Excellence, leading the complex projects from the pre-sale to sign-off. He is an experienced DevOps Architect passionate about modern DevOps, Solutions Architecture and all things Cloud.
Jonas Vadebo, Cloud Architect, King
Prior to joining King, Jonas served as a Site Reliability Engineer and Developer Advocate, where his focus was on gaming. He also has a decade of experience in software engineering as a developer.
Jenn Viau, Director, Cloud Technology and Innovation, PWC
Jenn is passionate about exploring new approaches, tools, and methodologies and helping people find the "right" way and "right" tooling to get things done. That’s been the recipe for success in her 15+ year career from Systems Administrator to DevOps Engineer to her present position as Consultant.
Slawomir Wolak, Head of Containerization Platform Development, PKO Bank Polski
Slawomir has over 20 year of IT experience, starting from UNIX and continuing through his career working with Solaris, Storage, Security, Mesos, Marathon, Python, Docker, K8s, GKE, Cloud, Terraform, Anthos, and other services. He is currently the Head of Containerization Platform Development at PKO Bank Polski.
Brendan Wreford, Principal Engineer - Australia Business Transformation, ANZ Bank
Brendan is a Principal Engineer at ANZ with extensive experience in software engineering, site reliability engineering and cloud native technologies. He is currently leading a large team responsible for building a next generation digital banking platform.
John Wynkoop, Chief Technology Officer, Eastern Region, IGNW
Serving as IGNW’s Regional CTO for the Southeast US, John helps customers build and execute strategies to speed time to market through adoption of hybrid cloud and cloud-native technologies. He is passionate about building scalable distributed systems and leading customers in digital transformation, infrastructure automation, and application modernization through adoption of SRE practices.
Ajay Yeluri, CTO, SID Global Solutions
Ajay is an accomplished C-level IT and business solutions leader with a passion for driving transformation, modernization, and cloud adoption. He is a hands-on leader who has delivered platforms and solutions across many industries globally.
Alex Zadorozhnyi, Manager, Infrastructure Modernization and Cloud Transformation Lead, SADA
Alex is a seasoned technology leader who enables organizations to get the most out of Google Cloud and other public cloud providers using hybrid multicloud technologies. It is his passion to unpack what his partners’ business needs are and to guide customer teams to success.