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🤘 About Lee Me

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Chief Code Monkey at Cloudsmith, Father of Two, and All-Round Technology Geek.

👈 Yes, that really is a giant Pac-Man cup; no, it's not because I've got a tiny head (or maybe it is?)

3️⃣ 3-Time Founder:

  1. 🏴‍☠️ Newzbin (2001-2010) - It changed the world (well, some part of it) and got shut down by the MPAA. :'(
  2. 🔨 Vulcan FT (2012-2016) - It did not change the world, but it was a fantastic learning experience; it ran out of cash. :(
  3. 🌩️ Cloudsmith (1.0: 2016-2018, 2.0: 2018-) - A cloud-native artifact management 24/7 SaaS. Working on changing the world. ;)

🆎 Some things about me:

  • I'm an experienced technical leader and engineer passionate about building, naming, and caching things.
  • I love working in the developer tools domain, which is "by developers, for developers"; where better to work than with and for developers?
  • My strengths involve a flair for precise detail and the capability to operate at different levels, from a deep dive into the specifics of software/hardware and web-scale architecture to managing a business or leading teams of excellent engineers to communicating with customers, executives, and the office problem bear.
  • I'm friendly, considerate, and open to sharing hard-won business insights and technical experiences with the world.
  • I contribute to open-source projects where possible (and I'd like to do more) and offer my services pro bono/gratis to help others.
  • I'm also a self-certified gadget, gaming (video games, board games, social games, you name it!), and general technology geek.
  • I occasionally balance all that with exploring the outside world, usually with two of the best munchkins I ever invented (they're now aged 10+13 and rapidly catching up in height).

❓ What's going on?

Having raised over $30 million (🤑), we are building the team and technology of Cloudsmith through to IPO (🚀).


⌨️ Obligatory Commit History (as of 2024-06-14)

Almost entirely dedicated to building Cloudsmith, but also includes OSS contributions and other collaborations:


You can generate your own over here:


  1. dotfiles dotfiles Public

    Super dooper dotfiles (and dependencies setup).

    Vim Script 5

  2. cloudsmith-io/cloudsmith-cli cloudsmith-io/cloudsmith-cli Public

    Cloudsmith Command Line Interface (CLI)

    Python 25 21

  3. cloudsmith-io/cloudsmith-api cloudsmith-io/cloudsmith-api Public

    Cloudsmith API Clients (Generated)

    Python 9 3

  4. cloudsmith-io/terraform-provider-cloudsmith cloudsmith-io/terraform-provider-cloudsmith Public

    Terraform Provider for Cloudsmith

    Go 12 9