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Rick Spencer

Rick Spencer

Rick Spencer is the head of platform at InfluxData, where his responsibilities include leadership of core storage engine, developer tooling and running InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 on Kubernetes in multiple clouds and regions. Rick s background includes pioneering work on Developer Usability for the first version of Visual, and leadership of the Ubuntu project, one of the largest and most active Open Source communities. Currently, Rick resides outside of Washington, DC where, in addition to leading the InfluxData Platform Team, he continues to pursue his interest in developer usability as well as playing with embedded microcontrollers, music, gardening and video games.

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