CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- 10th Magnitude, the leading Microsoft Azure services firm in the U.S., announced today that Ryan McDonald has joined the company as Cloud Solutions Architect. McDonald brings over 20 years of experience delivering complex technical projects in areas like cloud architecture and design, Internet of Things (IoT) and information security.
"We are excited to have Ryan join our team in the South Central District. He brings a great deal of experience in cloud platforms, having recently led a team through a cloud transformation effort that involved application modernization, IoT, big data and machine learning built in Azure," says Saunders. "Ryan's leadership and vision in the areas of IoT and cloud security, as well as his deep experience in the oil and gas industry, will be invaluable in deploying innovative solutions for our clients in the South Central market and beyond."
McDonald most recently served as Chief Information Officer for eLynx Technologies, the leading provider of cloud-based SCADA monitoring and field automation services in the oil and gas industry. As CIO, he oversaw all aspects of the company's information technology and led high-impact projects in areas like Microsoft Azure migration, predictive analytics and cloud information security.
McDonald was a featured speaker at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference in July. He shared the stage with Microsoft's Judson Althoff to describe how leveraging the Microsoft Azure IoT Suite helps oil and gas customers optimize operations and improve their field production.
"10th Magnitude is on the cutting edge of helping companies use Azure transform their businesses," says McDonald. "I'm excited to apply my experience to help our customers take advantage of Azure's continuous innovation in areas like IoT, analytics and cloud security."
About 10th Magnitude
10th Magnitude helps businesses transform with innovative, cloud-based solutions that harness the power of Microsoft Azure. The company combines elements from multiple deep cloud competencies, as well as the most efficient and innovative technology tools and platforms to help clients become more agile, more customer-focused and more operationally efficient. A Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform Partner and a Chef Certified Partner, 10th Magnitude is headquartered in Chicago with offices around the U.S. and clients worldwide.
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/10th-magnitude-appoints-ryan-mcdonald-cloud-solutions-architect-300329651.html
SOURCE 10th Magnitude