Gus Robertson summarizes Day 2 of NGINX Conf 2019 with his top three takeaways: F5's commitment to the NGINX open source community, a year's worth of NGINX updates and a preview of what's to come, and customer stories about their successes with NGINX.
Gus Robertson is Senior Vice President and General Manager of NGINX at F5.
Previously, he served as CEO of NGINX, Inc., which was acquired by F5 in 2019. Robertson joined NGINX as CEO in 2012 when the company had no commercial offerings or revenue and a staff of 8. Over the next 6 years, he grew NGINX to more than 250 employees and raised over $100 million in venture capital from such investors as Goldman Sachs and NEA.
Prior to joining NGINX, he worked at Red Hat for 10 years, first as Vice President of the Asia Pacific region and then leading Global Business Development from the US. Before joining Red Hat, Robertson ran the Asia Pacific region for Visio, prior to its acquisition by Microsoft in 2000.
Robertson studied Marketing at Charles Sturt University in Australia and completed the Advanced Management Program at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
Gus Robertson summarizes Day 1 of NGINX Conf 2019 with his top three takeaways, explaining how F5 and NGINX together are supporting the move to a world of living apps, helping entrerprises increase the velocity from code to customer, and buidling new capabilities across the entire ecosystem.
From NGINX Conf 2019, kicking off today in Seattle, Gus Robertson outlines F5's vision for the future of the NGINX Application Platform. He previews innovations that will enable apps to sense, think, and respond like living organisms in the next wave of digital transformation.
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A veteran of both companies, NGINX CEO Gus Robertson reflects on IBM’s proposed acquisition of Red Hat. The deal is key to boosting IBM’s relevance in a multi-cloud landscape, but that will happen only if Big Blue preserves Red Hat’s open source culture and community.
On Day 2 of NGINX Conf 2018 we enjoyed fascinating keynotes from our NGINX team, Margaret Dawson of Red Hat, and developer evangelist Steven Cooper, then drilled down to examine NGINX products against the backdrop of the today's rapidly changing technology landscape.
NGINX CEO Gus Robertson summarizes Day 1 of NGINX Conf 2018 with his 5 takeaways on mastering digital delivery, competitive advantage, consolidating infrastructure tiers, adopting microservices, and using a 3-step approach to modernization.