Over the years, technology has ceaselessly evolved, leading to perpetual transformations that influence, inform, and innovate businesses globally. Firms constantly find themselves adjusting to the digital learning curve, tackling the technological complexities that come with it. Ernesto Couso, a seasoned technocrat who started coding at the ripe age of 11, has been a beacon of light guiding businesses through this transformation.
Nestled at the helm of Cloud Beaker, Couso carries with him an impressive portfolio, his career has spanned over two decades, with more than 77% of his professional life spent in senior leadership roles. Geographical boundaries haven’t restricted his journey; having started professionally in his birthplace, Cuba, he navigated through Ecuador and is now based in San Antonio, Texas.
Ernesto has dedicated his entire career to the tech industry, having spent significant time with Internet Service Providers and infrastructure projects before turning his attention to cloud platforms in 2011. “Starting with AWS, I progressively honed my skills and knowledge in developing infrastructures and macro architectures using hybrid and multi-cloud environments, including Azure and Google Cloud,” Ernesto says. Utilizing his dual experience on the technical and management fronts, he identified an opportunity to provide businesses with a smooth sail through these otherwise choppy waters, which led to the inception of his firm, Cloud Beaker.
Cloud Beaker seeks to combat the common challenges businesses face in the realm of cloud adoption and digital transformation. They offer strategies and solutions to seamlessly steer companies through the labyrinth of cloud services. “We provide solutions that ensure data security, offer scalable and cost-effective solutions, and give businesses peace of mind as they transition to cloud-based operations,” says Couso.
But what are we to expect in the future? Mr. Couso is of the opinion that the next decade is poised to be transformative for the tech industry, with advancements in cloud innovation, serverless architectures, generative AI, and blockchain technology. However, Couso also urges businesses to approach these changes in a thoughtful and clinically measured way. “Innovate strategically,” Couso advises, underlining the importance of due diligence and aligning with business goals before taking the proverbial leap of faith.
From a young Cuban boy curious about the workings of C++ to being recognized as a leading figure in cloud service solutions, Couso’s journey is as dynamic as it is inspiring. Residing at the intersection of his 24-year-long voyage in technology and his current dissertation work for a Ph.D. in Technology and Innovation Management, Couso stands as a beacon of guidance for businesses seeking a rewarding digital transformation.
Today, as the CEO of Cloud Beaker, Ernesto Couso continues to bridge the gap between technical complexities and business proficiency, turning the daunting challenge of digital transformation into a strategic advantage for businesses. Behind the veil of Cloud Beaker’s efficient service delivery process is an adept team led by Couso, armed with years of hands-on experience and unwavering dedication, bound to navigate the dynamic maze of technology and lead clients toward a promising tomorrow.