The organization was started by Sandhya Gorman and Leah McLean in November 2019. Both women have extensive experience working with Cloud Service Providers (AWS, Microsoft Azure, GCP, and others) and recognized the value of their network in helping them maximize their relationships with CSPs. Our founding members are part of our professional network and have become our dear friends. Today, MCLA has over 120 members.
Leah is Director of Worldwide Alliance and Channel Partner Strategy at Armor Cloud Security. Go-to-Market is her passion and she’s determined to push on new innovation in this area. She’s known by her friends and colleagues as “Five9s.”
Nofar is Vice President of Business Development at Epsagon and regular author on cloud best practices in Medium. She’s recognized by AWS as a “Community Hero,” and founded the first ever AWS Partners Meetup Group.
James is Senior Director, Strategic Technology Partnerships at Palo Alto Networks. He’s highly connected, the go-to on negotiations, and is known by his friends and colleagues as “Economically Sensible.”
Felipe is Vice President of Channel and Alliances at AppGate. He’s passionate about leadership and security. His love for technology is why he “founded the first robotics program” at his son’s grade school.
Michael is Vice President of Product at Scalyr, responsible for the company’s roadmap and strategic planning. He’s been influential in identifying key integrations with the cloud service providers. He’s known by his friends and colleagues as “Cloud King.”
Stan is CEO and co-founder at ContraForce, a cybersecurity SaaS startup in stealth mode. He’s a pro on technology alliance contracts and go-to-market. He’s a data analytics aficionado . He’s known by his friends and colleagues as “RAID0.”
Adam is Senior Director of Brand Strategy and Marketing Communications at CloudCheckr. He’s perfected the art of live virtual events during COVID19, always resulting in high attendance. He’s known by his friends and colleagues as “Media and Storyteller Extraordinaire.”
Rohini is a Strategy and Business Operations leader with extensive experience in Management Consulting and Enterprise Tech. She’s instrumental in mentoring women in the workplace to break out of the middle-management trap. She’s no BS in the workforce, but also known to her friends and colleagues as “Fashionista.”
Sparkle is our resident intern – little “ruff” around the edges to keep us in check and ensure we are providing our members and clients the best service!