Lunch and Learn: Scaling in the Cloud: Architectural Evolution from Start-up to Enterprise

  • FinTech Wales Events

Event description:

We’ll navigate the transformative journey of cloud architecture as companies grow from nimble start-ups to global enterprises. This talk will explore how cloud strategies must adapt to meet evolving needs, focusing on scalability, cost-efficiency, security, and innovation. We’ll dissect the unique challenges and priorities at each growth stage, offering insights into tailoring cloud architecture to drive business success in any organisational landscape.

Speaker Bio:

John Bradshaw, Director of Cloud Computing Technology and Strategy EMEA at Akamai Technologies

John Bradshaw is Akamai’s EMEA Director of Cloud Computing Technology and Strategy. With more than 10 years of experience working in Cloud technology, John is responsible for understanding our customers’ businesses, their opportunities for growth, challenges, and sharing Akamai’s vision of the connected Cloud and how it can help them.

An industry authority in Cloud Computing, Enterprise Architecture, and Solutions Engineering, John’s journey includes pivotal roles at AWS, Skytap, Dropbox, and leading WPP’s Cloud and digital transformation as Head of Cloud. John has a BEng (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering amongst a variety of industry and Cloud qualifications.

About Akamai

Akamai powers and protects life online. Leading companies worldwide choose Akamai to build, deliver, and secure their digital experiences — helping billions of people live, work, and play every day. Akamai Connected Cloud, a massively distributed edge and cloud platform, puts apps and experiences closer to users and keeps threats farther away. Learn more about Akamai’s cloud computing, security, and content delivery solutions at and, or follow Akamai Technologies on X, formerly known as Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Member Offer from Akamai: Create an Account and Receive a $250 Credit

We are offering $250 cloud credits to FinTech Wales members to experience cloud computing services running on Akamai Connected Cloud. FinTech Wales members can attend the event and get an increased voucher of $500 , non members can claim $250 credit. Claim the offer. 

*This event is FREE for FinTech Wales members, and £20 for non-members.

Members: you will see the promo-code for this event on our slack channel. Please email [email protected] for the promo-code if you are unable to find it and would like to attend.