Rod Boothby is the VP of Platform Evangelism at Joyent. Rodâ€™s goal is to help customers find the right Joyent product to fit their needs. Rodâ€™s background consists of 11 years in derivatives finance at Wells Fargo Bank and hedge fund consulting Ernst & Young. At Wells, Rod was a derivatives trader and then ran the development of 2 real-time derivatives trading systems. At Ernst & Young, his clients included BofA, Wachovia, Russell, SAC Capital, and Country Wide. He first learned about Joyent when he decided to go beyond C++ and learn a little Ruby.