Darren is a co-founder and Chief Architect of Rancher Labs. Prior to Rancher, Darren was Sr. Principal Engineer at Citrix where he worked on CloudStack, OpenStack, Docker and building the next generation of infrastructure orchestration technology. Prior to joining Citrix, Darren worked at GoDaddy, where he designed and lead a team that implemented both public and private IaaS clouds. Darren has been writing software since he got his first 286 when he was 10, and is happiest when he’s stuffed in a closet banging away in anything but Java. Darren specializes in building systems to reliably control completely unreliable systems. Darren has a B.S. from California State University, Northridge.
Will is a co-founder and Vice President of Engineering at Rancher Labs. Prior to Rancher, Will was Director of Engineering for the CloudPlatforms group at Citrix System after their acquisition of Cloud.com, where he held a similar position and was one of the original founding engineers. Will has over 15 years of experience of building massively scalable software for large enterprises and telcos and has held lead engineering positions at SEVEN Networks, Openwave Systems, and Cambridge Technology Partners. Will has a B.S (EECS) from the University of California, Berkeley.