Richard has 30+ years of information technology experience and has operated Internet services since 1995 when he established The Obscure Organization. Richard is a member of the IEEE and ACM. He holds 6 AWS certifications, including the Foundational, Associate, and Professional level certifications, and has earned the AWS Black Belt distinction in Application Migration. He founded both for-profit and non-profit companies. As a technology professional, he has deep experience in software architecture, DevOps, full stack development, cloud computing, Linux, and cross-platform software development. You might find him riding his bicycle in Arlington, Virginia, where he lives with his wife and 4 children.