Chris Overton is VP of Engineering at Mattermost, Inc. He spent his early career in the security space, working with startups in the anti-spyware, encryption, content filtering, and anti-virus spaces. He’s built software for mobile, PC, Mac, web applications, servers, and hardware appliances. Chris’ last several roles have focused on the public and hybrid cloud. Specifically, Chris has had a focus on building and operating public SaaS services, distributed systems, analytics/processing of large data sets, and search. Chris comes to Mattermost from Elastic, where he served as VP of Engineering and was responsible for the Cloud product division.