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 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 a passionate crew of technology pioneers who build and maintain the Akka message-driven runtime, Play web framework, Lagom Microservices framework, and Scala programming language, as well as contribute to Apache Spark, Apache Kafka, and other open source projects. 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.
What We Do
We make Lightbend Platform, which provides scalable, high-performance microservices frameworks and streaming engines for building data-centric systems that are optimized to run on cloud-native infrastructure. 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 Platform 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 various training courses, strategic services, certification for Reactive Architecture, and free online education in partnership with IBM.
Who Trusts Us
Many of the most admired brands around the globe, including 27 of the Fortune 100 list, are transforming their businesses with our platform and continued engagement with Lightbend experts. Everyday, billions of users engage with our technologies through software applications that are changing the world.