Travis Paakki has a passion for Information Technology and architecting innovative solutions for his organization which he does by drawing on his 20 years professional experience in the field. His specialties are architecture and information assurance. He was first exposed to AWS in 2013 and has been an advocate ever since. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science with a specialization in Information security from Western Governor’s University. At the moment, he is completing doctoral work focusing on large educational organization information assurance strategies. He works for Portland Public Schools as their Senior Director of IT.