Sacha Labourey is founder and CEO of CloudBees, a Java as a Platform provider funded by Matrix Partners. He was longtime CTO of JBoss, both before and after the company’s acquisition by Red Hat (NYSE: RHT). Sacha played a crucial role in integrating and productizing JBoss software with Red Hat offerings, and later on served as co-GM of Red Hat’s JBoss Middleware division, with joint responsibility for the performance, go-to-market and delivery of JBoss solutions. While at JBoss, he oversaw technical direction of JBoss’ enterprise middleware. Prior to stepping up as CTO, he was JBoss’ first employee in Europe and, as General Manager, led the strategy and the partnerships that helped fuel the company’s growth in the region.