Clay Parker began his career in the United States Army. After 20 years of deployments in the Army Airborne Infantry, and later as an instructor, Clay completed System Administrator/Network Manager Security and Cyber Warfare and Defense training from the US Department of Defense Clay has been working in the private sector security arena since the early 90’s. He has lead security teams and managed security programs in a variety of verticals, including: Manufacturing, Agriculture, Buildings, Construction, and Big Data. Clay has spent over a decade working with large enterprise customers to design, plan, architect, and migrate production applications from premise-based environments and private cloud networks, to public cloud platforms. Clay has orchestrated the migration of numerous complex and sophisticated to the cloud. Clay has worked hand in hand with the development teams to ensure the architecture is well suited to each customer’s application - regardless of the required cloud service.