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About the Cloud Architect Alliance

The CAA organizes 4 events per year with the main goal to share knowledge and exchange experiences among (certified) professional architects. Each event is unique and brings best-in-class content delivered by thought leaders from the industry. As an independent forum, we separate the vendor speak from the real story, hence our participants enjoy highly valued talks while enjoying a top-class diner at an even better venue. The Cloud Architect Alliance is considered the only forum at this level for this audience. There is no comparable forum as-of-today.

About the board

Bart M. Veldhuis

Bart M. Veldhuis

Bart is a seasoned cloud architect with over 15 years of infrastructure architecting experience. He is the founder of the Cloud Architect Alliance. Bart is a serial entrepreneur and started the first VMware based cloud provider in the BeneLux. Bart founded the vendor independent consultancy firm Weolcan to help organizations bring tangible results from their cloud strategy.

Freek Beemster

Freek has developed a significant network of Cloud Architects and Cloud Consultants since he started working as a headhunter in the dynamic world of Cloud and Infrastructure in 2011. Together with Bart he founded the Cloud Architect Alliance and in his commercial life he runs his own recruitment agency called Niah Executive Search, specialized in world-class Cloud Specialists for both permanent as temporary recruitment solutions.

I liked the atmosphere and the fact that the audience was very involved.