Rick Maharaj

Chief Architect, Atlassian

Rick has over 25 years of experience in the tech industry, primarily as a senior individual contributor. He began his career as an engineer in the early days of Silicon Valley companies such as SGI and Netscape. He then moved on to larger enterprise companies such as Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Montgomery Securities, and Merrill Lynch, where he gained extensive experience in engineering large-scale, highly distributed systems with high security requirements.

Rick founded several startups as CTO, where he focused on enterprise systems management and optimization, behavior-based security, virtual machine hyper-scale, and cloud management technologies. He went on to become Chief Architect at Intuit before joining Atlassian as Chief Architect. Rick is passionate about designing and solving large-scale systems and mentoring others.

In his spare time, Rick enjoys spending time with his two daughters, building custom classic cars, and boating.

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