Secure, Efficient Cloud Native Infrastructure and DevOps Processes
Kumulus is an established Cloud Native technology services company with extensive industry expertise in creating and automating platform infrastructure using Kubernetes and OpenStack.
Robert Starmer, Founder and CTO
Robert has been involved with multiple Bay Area technology companies and brings real-world experience and knowledge about implementing efficient infrastructure and tailoring development practices for success. Robert founded Kumulus with a focus on diagnosing and remedying cloud and DevOps process issues. His experience with deploying, operating, and upgrading cloud platforms has led Robert to be an ardent advocate for automation.
John Starmer, Director of Education
John brings a passion for effective education and communication to the team. His background blends experience in science, technology and bringing data to life that allows him to ensure we deliver our customers effective, targeted education products. By keeping Kumulus data products and coursework in line with modern learning best practices, John ensures that our students learn efficiently and effectively retain their knowledge.
Akhbar Tajudeen, Senior Cloud Advisor
Thirty years of experience in executive-level management of infrastructure and technology-focused service companies allow Akhbar to help our customers avoid the common (and uncommon) pitfalls when running a cloud-reliant company. Akhbar brings an uncanny ability to define alignment between technology and business value to the team. While not shy about providing feedback down to the level of code, Akhbar helps us provide our customers with clarity of direction and purpose when defining technology strategy.
Ethan Ray Post, Senior Platform Automation Engineer
Ethan is a consummate developer to truly loves to build things with code with just about any “tool” our customers might need apply. Ethan is our go to for database systems planning with decades of experience in database development and management. Ethan has long appreciated that automation saves time in the long run. Ethan has a strong dislike for toil - needless effort - and help our customers automate their way to peak efficiency.
Erik McCormick, Senior Platform Engineer
Erik has worked as a senior to executive-level engineering services with a focus on cloud infrastructure and automation. Erik contributes extensive practical experience in OpenStack BigData and DevOps to the team.