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Name: Lee Atchison
Title: Senior Director, Cloud Architecture
Company: New Relic (newrelic.com)
Twitter: leeatchison
LinkedIn: leeatchison
Blog: Lee @ Scale (leeatscale.com)
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Primary Bio (appr. 100 words, 3rd person)

Lee Atchison is the Senior Director, Cloud Architecture at New Relic. He’s been with New Relic for over six years where he led the building of the New Relic infrastructure products, and helped New Relic architect a solid service-based system. Lee has 31 years of industry experience, and learned cloud-based, scalable systems during his seven years as a Senior Manager at Amazon.com, where among other things he led the creation of AWS Elastic Beanstalk.

Lee is the author of the book “Architecting for Scale”, published in 2016 by O’Reilly Media.

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Long Bio (appr. 150 words, 3rd person)

Lee Atchison is the Senior Director, Cloud Architecture at New Relic. He’s been with New Relic for over six years where he designed and led the building of the New Relic infrastructure products, and helped New Relic architect a solid service-based system architecture that scales as they have grown from a simple SaaS startup to a high traffic public enterprise. He has a specific expertise in building highly available systems.

Lee has 31 years of industry experience, and learned cloud-based, scalable systems during his seven years as a Senior Manager at Amazon.com. At Amazon, he led the creation of the company’s first software download store, created AWS Elastic Beanstalk, and lead the team that managed the migration of Amazon’s retail platform from a monolith to a service-based architecture.

Lee is the author of the book “Architecting for Scale”, published in 2016 by O’Reilly Media.

Short Bio (appr. 60 words, 3rd person)

Lee Atchison is the Senior Director, Cloud Architecture at New Relic, where he’s been working for six years as a Principal Engineer and Architect. Lee has 31 years of industry experience, including seven years at AWS and Amazon.com.

Lee is the author of the book “Architecting for Scale”, published by O’Reilly Media.

First Person Bio

I’m the Senior Director, Cloud Architecture at New Relic. My job is to understand and drive the industry in the areas of cloud architecture, microservices, scalability and availability. I am the author of the O’Reilly book “Architecting for Scale” and author of the blog Lee@Scale. I have 31 years of industry experience and over a decade of building high scale web applications. I worked for 7 years at Amazon and 6 at New Relic.

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