After graduating from Carnegie Mellon University with an MS in Robotics, Rahul spent almost nine years at Amazon where he was one of the earliest engineers on the Amazon AWS team. He spent several years building and deploying foundational platform components that power AWS today. Rahul also designed, implemented, and deployed the distributed caching infrastructure that powers tens of thousands of machines for Amazon’s Retail Website Platform. In 2013 he founded Distelli, a continuous delivery automation software company backed by Andreessen Horowitz. Distelli was acquired by Puppet in September 2017.