Michael Declerck

Michael graduated from the University of Texas at Austin as an officer in the USAF and then worked at a number of national supercomputer centers, including the National Energy Research Supercomputer Center, writing operating systems for various supercomputers. At Industrial Light and Magic, he worked on several movies including Star Wars and lead the Systems R&D team. Michael spent the next 12+ years as the VP of Engineering for a number of storage startups and the past 6-years doing “cloudy” work at AWS DynamoDB, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, and Swift Navigation.  Outside the office he spends time in the Sierras (year round) and exploring with his wife and two crazy border collies.