Greg Thompson

Greg Thompson

  • Secure Scalable Cost-effective
  • SaaS architecting on AWS

 

Greg Thompson was CTO at Convergence CT - a global healthcare data company, before recently joining the Quest Science Center in Livermore as Director of Information Systems.  He's also still a consultant and mentor at the i-GATE Innovation Hub in Livermore, providing assistance to startups since 2013 in the areas of AWS cloud services, SQL & NoSQL databases, React clients, Raspberry Pi, IoT, video/multimedia and network technologies, as well as many areas of secure, scalable, and highly available application design and software development, holding four AWS certifications including Certified Solution Architect and DevOps Engineer Professional.

Previously Greg was CTO for Multimedia at Huawei, a Chief Video Architect and Sr. Director at Cisco Systems, CTO for Larry Ellison's nCUBE super computer company which won an Emmy award in 2003 for development of Video-on-Demand, and a Co-founder and CTO of Interlink Computer Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: INLK) that went public in 1996.

A SMPTE member, he holds a B.S. in Computer Sciences and Engineering from MIT, an SCPM certificate from Stanford, and is a member of MIT's Education Council. He has been an expert witness on multiple patent cases and was lead developer of the first-person shooter game Maze War.