Our team of IT professionals brings to your business an extensive background in network security, web optimization, elastic computing, and high-availability architectures.
Ian Rae, CEO
Ian Rae is the founder and CEO of CloudOps, a cloud computing consulting firm that provides multi-cloud solutions for software companies, enterprises and telecommunications providers. Ian is also the founder of cloud.ca, a Canadian cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) focused on data residency, privacy and security requirements. He is a partner at Year One Labs, a lean startup incubator, and is the founder of the Centre cloud.ca in Montreal. Prior to clouds, Ian was responsible for engineering at Coradiant, a leader in application performance management.
Marc Paré, Chief Commercial Officer
Marc Paré is responsible for driving new revenue in addition to managing the growing client base. Marc has 14 years of experience in the area of information technology. He has a background in sales, web operations and product management with a proven track record of success. Prior to joining CloudOps in 2012, he held the position of Field Sales Manager representing the Cloud Networking solutions at Citrix. Prior to joining Citrix, Marc had various business and technical roles over a 10-year career at Coradiant. Marc has a bachelor’s degree in MIS from Concordia University.
Alistair Croll, VP CloudOps Research
Alistair Croll is an entrepreneur, analyst, and author. He has founded several companies in the area of network infrastructure, performance management, and web technology, and chairs a number of the tech industry’s largest events on cloud computing, Big Data, and entrepreneurship including Cloud Connect, Strata, Interop, and the International Startup Festival. He is also the creator of the bitnorth conference series. Alistair is the author of three books on performance, operations, and analytics, and is currently working on Lean Analytics, part of the Lean series from O’Reilly Media, which shows startups how to use data to build better startups faster. In 2010, he co-founded Year One Labs, an early stage startup accelerator, and he is an angel investor and hands-on advisor to numerous startups and investor organizations. Most of what Alistair says, passed through notoriously poor filters, can be found on Twitter or his blog, Solve For Interesting.