As Co-Founder and President of Think Big, Rick brings 20 years of management experience in scaling technology consulting organizations in North America, EMEA and APAC and is responsible for Think Big's sales and services business. Previously, Rick directed a global division within Sun Microsystems and in 2009, he led Sun's cloud open source software go to market strategy with Amazon Web Services. Rick played a key role on Sun's leadership team that integrated the acquisitions of SeeBeyond and mySQL. In the 1990’s, Rick was the first senior hire into C-Bridge, a leader in B2B internet applications where he helped develop the consulting methodology and led programs for many of the company's largest clients. His leadership helped grow the firm to over 900 consultants and to a successful IPO in 1999. He has a B.A. from Wesleyan University.