John Willis has been working in the IT management industry for over 30 years. He actually started as a tape operator on an IBM mainframe while working for his high school computer club. He started his professional career at Exxon as an IT infrastructure analyst. He is the founder of four successful startups over the last 20 years. John is known internationally for his "IT Management and Cloud" blog. He also has two well-known podcast series on clouds called "Cloud Cafe" and "Cloud Droplets". John is also the co-host on the Redmonk "IT Management Guys" podcast series.