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Why We Exist

Why We Exist

Waterbear Cloud was created to ease the burden of building and managing cloud environments on AWS.

Small enterprises have always been forced to pick between two extremes of cloud infrastructure: inflexible, shared-resource platforms that don’t scale well, or to spend time on software developers to tackle a complex cloud setup from the ground up.

We saw a lack of services in the cloud market focused on helping companies manage AWS hosting solutions that didn’t involve crossing a chasm of steep learning curves, developer resources, or large amounts of capital… so we set out to fix that.

Innovating Cloud Tech

Innovating Cloud Tech

Paco: Prescribed Automation for Cloud Orchestration

Paco is our open source AWS cloud orchestration tool. Built from the experiences of creating dozens of AWS environments in a wide range of industries, Paco’s magic is in its ability to automate the glue work that connects AWS resources into functional environments.

With Paco’s signature “glue automation”, we can provision resources consistently and quickly, saving time and money on unnecessary, error prone manual labour.

Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Kevin Lindsay

Co-CEO & Engineering

For over 25 years Kevin has been creating software and building startup companies. He’s worked with businesses of every size and budget to determine what technological solutions will work for them. But more importantly, Kevin believes in innovation, collaboration, and fostering a culture of learning. Failing quickly means you’re one step closer to a better solution.

Karen Smecher

Co-CEO & Operations

Karen brings with her a diverse set of sales and business development experience with a technical background in environmental engineering. Her love for entrepreneurship has earned her experiences across a wide array of companies, strategies, and services. A highly creative individual, Karen looks to create positive alliances for growth and identifying emerging markets.

Kyle Chang

VP Partnerships & Operations

Kyle brings over a decade of business development, sales strategy, customer success, and finance experience to the Waterbear Cloud team. His empathic approach and fascination with technology drives him to connect people with the solutions needed to build their business.

Kevin Teague

Technical Advisor

Kevin has been developing software and exploring cutting edge technology for over 20 years. Before Waterbear Cloud he served as the Senior Web and Systems Developer at the Michael Smiths Gnome Sequencing centre and as a Senior DevOps Engineer with TriNimbus. His experience with web application architecture and development, big data analysis, systems administration, and AWS cloud DevOps engineering.

What our clients have to say about us

What our clients
have to say about us

“As an entrepreneur with no experience in IT, I’m so happy to have found Waterbear Cloud. They were able to collaborate with my app developer and rapidly deliver a completed project. Whenever we have a question or need an adjustment, they’re super responsive.”

Scott Renyard
– Founder

“We have been extremely satisfied with Waterbear Cloud as an AWS support provider. They are very responsive to our needs and allow us to save money while resting assured that the back ends of our servers are secure.”

Ying Pang
– Owner

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all for a fraction of the time and cost of traditional DevOps.

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