Alex Witherspoon joined FlightStats in 2014 and currently serves as Director of Platform Engineering. Alex is responsible for engineering and managing our industry leading global infrastructure and big data system for FlightStats. For over a decade Alex has provided leadership for startups and Fortune 200 companies to develop robust infrastructures and business leadership in the technology field. Most recently Alex led the Presidio Datacenter Practice which accounted for over a billion a year in infrastructure design and implementation for clients across the world. Alex attended Portland State University and holds a BS in Business Information Systems, and Computer Science.