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Cloud Native

Grand Cloud believes in a Cloud Native approach, developing applications with a Cloud-First mentality. A Cloud Native Architecture is one that has global scale and strong consistency and communicates over a Service Mesh.  Our expertise with Cloud Native includes a variety of tools such as Kubernetes, Istio, Vault, Consul, and Fauna.


DevOps combines the roles of software development and operations. Grand Cloud’s DevOps engineers have deep expertise in tools such as Sentinel, Terraform, and Ansible for building the infrastructure on AWS and Google Cloud.

Data Pipelines

Data pipelines use all of the data flowing through an enterprise to make real time and mission critical decisions to drive business value.  We have experience building these type of pipelines with Kafka, Spark, Flink, Cassandra, and other tools.

Enterprise and Web Development

Grand Cloud teams have a proven track record of building software solutions across dozens of business domains. Our engineers can handle the full life cycle of development or augment your existing teams. We have broad platform experience in technologies like Java, Scala, Akka, Python, Node.JS, JavaScript, Angular, React/Redux, and many more.

Our team of engineers are located in the US, Europe and Central and South America.  They have a board range of experience across a variety of technologies.  



A full-service, customer-centric consult group focused on delivering innovative software development and training.

Ryan is a technical thought leader with extensive experience in cloud native architectures, large scale distributed systems and data pipelines. He first started Java Consulting at the Sun Java Center and has since worked and consultant at a wide variety of companies such as Oracle, Riot Games, Deloitte, LightBend, DataStax and Starbuck. From the diverse number of projects he has gained extensive experience with a wide variety of technologies including Scala, Java, Cassandra, Vault, Istio and Kubernetes. He enjoys working with clients helping them to solve their most difficult challenges. Ryan regularly does trainings and has spoken at conferences around the world, such as Scale by the Bay, QCon, JavaOne, Devoxx, JavaZone, Cassandra Summit and many others.

Ryan Knight

Chief Executive Officer

Benjamin Edwards

Chief Technical Officer

Benjamin Edwards background and interest is in making slow things fast and large things distributed. He also moonlights as a systems architect when asked nicely. He has the unique expertise of having worked extensively with the entire technology stack from high level application architecture and development down to network infrastructure. Professional for the better part of a decade, prior convictions include working for most of the large investment banks in the square mile of London and a brief stint at Google and more than one startup.

Jon is a pragmatic problem solver. He has spent nearly two decades helping clients build and deploy enterprise technical solutions. As a leader and hands-on geek, Jon has always believed in customer focused problem solving, no matter where the challenges arise. Jon has worked and consulted with companies big and small such as Sun Microsystems, Verizon, Gorilla Logic, Isobar, and The Trade Desk. Jon is responsible for customer engagement as our Chief Delivery Officer. 

Jon Rose

Chief Delivery Officer

Alex Wong


Alex is a gifted technical leader with 20+ years of experience. He has helped companies of all sizes, from nascent startups to Fortune 500 corporations, successfully deliver software projects by providing expertise in development, architecture, and management. He has built solutions ranging from large-scale distributed systems to rich internet front-ends for clients such as Sun Microsystems, Zendesk, and GE Capital.