Richard Simon

Co-founder at MultiCloud Global



Richard is celebrating a 30-year career in the IT industry this year.

A Cloud Native and Open Source Software advocate, he has been working in various roles related to Cloud Computing, over the past 10 years or so. A highly structured, respected and accomplished IT professional who’s accumulated a vast set of experiences, ranging in pre-sales, engineering, architecture, consultancy/advisory and project management.

Richard has worked for a number of prestigious IT vendors – both established and new start-ups – such as IBM, Lenovo, SUSE, Mirantis, Heptio/VMware and WWT. He recently started his own cloud consultancy start-up with an ex-colleague, as MultiCloud Global, focusing on helping organisations to migrate to hybrid/multicloud environments, using Cloud Native methodologies such as Cloud Migration, Containers/Orchestration, DevOps, Automation, Serverless and Observability.

Recently, he has expanded into the world of vlogging – setting up his own vlog with another ex-colleague (The Cloud Therapists), with an outlet on Medium and YouTube. Richard is also an experienced conference speaker and evangelist of all things Cloud Native and recently presented at the CNCF London Meetup event on the Cloud State Of Play.

LiN: linkedin.com/in/richard-simon-0272768a

YouTube: youtube.com/channel/UCm9VgexflGdSGdjeVgn6zXA?

Medium: https://medium.com/@thecloudtherapists

Web: multicloudglobal.io