Mark Brewer is responsible for the company's overall strategy and operation. Previously he served as Vice President of Business Operations for VMware's Cloud Application Platform, where he helped build out their cloud application platform portfolio while integrating numerous open source technology companies including SpringSource, RabbitMQ, Gemstone and WaveMake. Prior to VMware, Brewer was Vice President and General Manager at SpringSource. Before joining SpringSource, Brewer was Chief Executive Officer of Covalent Technologies. Brewer has also held the role of 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 leading the enterprise transformation toward real-time, cloud-native applications. Our mission is to help our clients become real-time enterprises with systems that combine the scalability and resilience of microservices architecture with the real-time value of streaming data. We are the authors of the Reactive Manifesto, a founding member of the Reactive Streams Initiative, the creator of Reactive Summit, and the host of Scala Days.
Lightbend is the company behind OSS application frameworks Akka, Play and Lagom, streaming data pipelines framework Cloudflow, the next generation serverless project Cloudstate, and the Scala programming language.
What We Do
Lightbend technologies build on our open source projects to create a cloud native application development platform and runtime for building modern, microservices-based distributed and real-time streaming applications. With strategic partners like IBM, Red Hat, Accenture, and others, we help developers build high-performance Reactive applications that are message-driven, elastic, resilient and responsive.
What We Provide
We provide Lightbend technologies through an annual subscription that includes everything you need to accelerate the success of your project, including Developer Assist, 24/7 Production Support, and Legal Indemnification for dozens of supported and certified technologies. To help your teams succeed, we offer a self-paced training portal, instructor-led training, strategic consulting services, and certification for Reactive Architecture.
Who Trusts Us
Many of the most admired brands around the globe, including 27 of the Fortune 100 list, are transforming their enterprises with our platform and continued engagement with Lightbend experts. Our customers are Global 2000 enterprises investing in digital transformation and developing custom applications focused on real-time business processes, IoT, mobile business, and legacy modernization. Everyday, billions of users engage with our technologies through software applications that are changing the world.