Thomas Cameron has been in IT since 1993. He started out with Novell NetWare, then worked with Microsoft technologies, then discovered Linux in 1995. He's been an Open Source geek ever since. He's managed large scale Linux environments for organizations from banking to real estate to chip manufacturing. He worked at Red Hat for about 14 years, as a chief architect and global technical evangelist. He then went to AWS, where he was a senior technical trainer. Recently, Thomas was hired to build and manage the Red Hat practice at Sparksoft, a solutions provider serving the federal government. Thomas has achieved Red Hat Certified Architect, AWS Solutions Architect Professional, and had numerous other technical certifications. He's delivered technical presentations on Open Source in twenty countries on five continents.