I was the sixth employee at Slicehost. In October 2010, I left Rackspace to work for the Global Earthquake Model Secretariat developing an open source seismic risk analysis engine. That contract ended in March of 2011, and I founded Piston Cloud. In June 2015, Piston was acquired by Cisco.
[ my public key: https://keybase.io/0x44; my proof: https://keybase.io/0x44/sigs/qbb3tgOe9CDLzBOcneqiqaiNEyWEQ_8UAdGV3ZIBcEY ]