Ian is the CTO and cofounder of Orchestrate.io, a service that eliminates the need to run databases. Prior to Orchestrate.io, Ian worked at Basho Technologies, the makers of the open source database Riak. There Ian worked customers to build clusters supporting tens of thousands of operations per second. He has been developing software professionally for over 10 years and programming since childhood. He has developed everything from CMS to bioinformatics platforms to corporate competitive intelligence management systems.