Forrest Brazeal is an accomplished enterprise cloud architect, speaker, and community advocate with over a decade of experience in cloud computing. He holds a Master of Science degree with a 4.0 GPA in Computer Science from the esteemed Georgia Institute of Technology. Forrest is currently the Head of Content at Google Cloud and has previously held a variety of roles, including Sr Director, Content and Community, Director, Content & Community, and Senior Manager, Content and Community at A Cloud Guru. He is also a former Senior Cloud Architect at Trek10, Inc., where he designed scalable, serverless applications for the cloud.
Forrest is a well-regarded speaker and community advocate who regularly contributes to the cloud community as a co-chair of ServerlessConf and a frequent workshop speaker. He is also one of the original AWS Serverless Heroes and was named one of Jefferson Frank's Top 7 Global AWS Experts in 2019. He authored "The Read-Aloud Cloud," a book that provides an accessible introduction to the cloud for readers of all ages, published by Wiley.
Forrest Brazeal's expertise lies in cloud computing, enterprise architecture, serverless design, and cloud solutions architecture. He is also an AWS Certified Solutions Architect — Professional, demonstrating his proficiency in designing and deploying scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems on the AWS platform. He is passionate about sharing his knowledge and helping others learn about cloud computing through his publications, speaking events, and community advocacy.