Doug Sherman is currently a Principal Engineer overseeing Infrastructure and Microservices Development at DreamWorks Animation. He's enjoyed designing and writing infrastructure and resource management software solutions over the last twenty years. He's worked at entertainment companies such as Warner Bros, Dream Quest Images and Disney Feature Animation. Prior to joining DreamWorks, he helped to architect a product as part of a start-up that was utilized by companies such as Sony Imageworks, CORE Feature Animation, Deluxe and Technicolor. Currently, he's pursuing leveraging technologies such as cloud-deployed Microservices and high scale solutions such as Cassandra to enable a globally distributed animated film production pipeline.