The Cloudsmith Team

Meet the creative minds behind the Cloudsmith brand, business and platform:

Alan Carson

The Logician
I take it the odds are against us and the situation is grim?

Alan is the Chief Executive Officer at Cloudsmith Ltd, i.e. our fearless leader and all-round wheel greaser. Prior to managing innovative Cloud-based platforms he was a Development Manager at Belfast-based Wombat Financial Software Ltd / NYSE Technologies Ltd where he ran new Feed Handler development. Prior to Wombat he spent three years as a Software Architect at failed broadcast startup FBBT. He spent his early career as a Java Developer for XIT2 in England and Petroleum Helicopters Inc. in the United States.

Lee Skillen

The Architect
# FIXME: Explain this incomprehensible "code" later.

Lee is the Chief Technical Officer at Cloudsmith Ltd, i.e. our coding mercenary in chief and lead nitpicker, and also a founding member of the company. Prior to architecting innovative Cloud-based platforms he was a Technical Architect at Belfast-based Wombat Financial Software Ltd / NYSE Technologies Ltd, a low latency market data business, where he led development on high performance data adapters. Prior to Wombat he was (a long time ago) a Founder and Principal Engineer at Newzbin Ltd, creators of the NZB file format, where he helped to develop the world’s most advanced indexing database and search engine for Usenet.

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Peter Lorimer

The Protagonist
...attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion... C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate.

Peter is the Chief Commercial Officer at Cloudsmith Ltd, i.e. our head of charm, growth and relationships. He has extensive commercial experience working with innovative and disruptive organisations implementing change and managing rapid growth - in start-ups, private equity and the public sector in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region – where he spent over 20-years living & exploring. His expertise spans general management, marketing and business development in senior regional and globally focused roles in multiple sectors including Telecoms, Media and Technology, in addition to a 3-year tour-of-duty in the Energy sector. He spends his free time by the sea and in the mountains.

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Mr Smith

The Mascot
I can't believe what a bunch of nerds we are.

Jefferson "Jeff" Smith is the Chief Awesomeness Officer at Cloudsmith Ltd. In charge of the whimsy and caprice, he spends his days floating across the Cloudsmith aether making everything even more awesome.