Mark Brewer most recently served as Vice President of Business Operations for VMware's Cloud Application Platform, where he helped build out their cloud application platform portfolio. He integrated numerous technology companies including SpringSource, RabbitMQ, Gemstone and WaveMaker into VMware. Prior to VMware, Brewer was Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise Services at SpringSource, where he was responsible for the packaging and delivery of SpringSource's enterprise (subscription) offerings. Before joining SpringSource, Brewer was Chief Executive Officer of Covalent Technologies. Brewer also participates as Board Member for several open source technology companies, including Stormpath, LucidWorks and ActiveState. He holds a Bachelors of Science degree from Western Washington University.
Who we are
Lightbend is the proud provider of the world’s leading development platforms for Reactive and streaming Fast Data platforms. We are a passionate crew of technology pioneers committed to building amazing software.
We build and maintain the Akka message-driven runtime, Play web framework, Lagom Microservices framework, and Scala programming language, and we contribute to Apache Spark. Our mission is to help developers build high-performance applications that are message-driven, elastic, resilient and responsive.
We created Lightbend Reactive Platform to make it easy to build software applications that are massively distributed and reduce the headaches and risks associated with managing Microservice-based apps in production. We created Lightbend Fast Data Platform to make it easy to successfully design, build and run streaming, fast data applications by offering guided tool choices for architects, an easy onramp for developers and reliable run-time tooling for ops teams along with one-stop support.
What we offer
We provide Lightbend Reactive Platform and Lightbend Fast Data Platform through an annual subscription that includes everything you need to accelerate the success of your project. We also offer training and Strategic Services.
Many of the most admired brands around the globe are transforming their businesses with our platforms. Everyday, billions of users are engaging with our technologies through software applications that are changing the world.