General Manager, Intelligent DevOps
As general manager of Agile and DevOps, Derek brings nearly 20 years of experience leading large enterprise and startup technology companies with a consistent focus on the digital transformation. Derek joined Digital.ai after serving as president and COO of K4Connect, a venture-backed IoT software company focused on bringing digital solutions to empower older adults and individuals living with disabilities. Prior to K4Connect, Derek was a member of the founding executive team at Startup America Partnership, a public-private partnership with the White House focused on accelerating entrepreneurship and regional startup ecosystems. He began his career at IBM Rational where he served in various technical and business leadership roles across development, strategy, services, and sales with a core focus on helping Global 5000 companies drive business value and agility through agile digital transformation.