Dave Stauffacher

AWS Community Hero

 Dave Stauffacher, Chief Platform Engineer at Direct Supply

 Milwaukee, USA

 Hero since 2019

Dave Stauffacher is a Chief Platform Engineer focused on cloud engineering at Direct Supply. With a background in data storage and protection, Dave has helped Direct Supply navigate a 30,000% data growth over the last 15 years. In his current role, Dave is focused on helping drive Direct Supply's cloud migration, combining his storage background with cloud automation and standardization practices. Dave has published his automation work for deploying AWS Storage Gateway for use with SQL Server data protection.

Dave is the co-founder of the Milwaukee Hashicorp User Group, using his expertise to teach cloud automation and management techniques to his local peers. He is a participant in the Milwaukee AWS User Group and the Milwaukee Docker User Group. Dave has showcased his cloud experience in presentations at the AWS Midwest Community Day, AWS Re:Invent, HashiConf, the Milwaukee Big Data User Group and other industry events. He is currently developing content to contribute to the AWS Storage Blog. Dave is a certified AWS Solutions Architect Associate.

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