Geoff is an IT architect with 25 years of experience delivering secure workloads in the cloud and in the data center. His background ranges from system engineering and product management to leadership in agile collaboration and DevSecOps.
He was part of the StorageNetworks team around the year 2000–a company that pioneered backup-as-a-service for enterprises by delivering remote storage services across metro fibre from a nearby co-location facility–something we would call a private cloud today. Over the years, Geoff has worked with technology vendors such as Cisco, eBay, PayPal, and StorageTek. And in addition to service providers such as AT&T and Sprint, he has also helped European government agencies and the military in their digital transformation journey.
Geoff assisted the research and development efforts at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center related to sustainable datacenter operations. His research topics of interest are cloud, security, and blockchain technologies, as well as applying quantitative methods to solving problems in the digital humanities.
Geoff graduated Cum Laude from Brigham Young University with a BA in philosophy and logic.