Director of IT, OSG
Richard Thayer is the Director of IT and the leader of the CloudOps team at OSG. He designs and implements high-capacity and high-performance cloud systems for leading global financial institutions across a variety of service providers, especially Rackspace. He is working on containerized production systems for secure computing, including the new OSG “Clean Room” platform. Mr. Thayer lives in Richmond Virginia with his wife and family. He holds 16 distinct professional certifications, addressing all levels of technology infrastructure and cloud systems, and is a recognized leader in adapting proven and emerging cloud technologies to enterprise systems.