Working on database backed, internet based systems for over a decade, Robert is a long time user, developer, and advocate for open source technologies. Best known for his work in the Postgres community, he has contributed to dozens of projects over the years and served on numerous conference comittees and industry working groups. An international speaker on databases, open source, DevOps, and web operations, he spends his days as CEO of OmniTI, a technology firm providing web application development and infrastructure management at scale.