Company Holiday Party, 2010

About Michael

This is the personal web site of Michael Ridley. I am an IT professional mainly doing Java development in the distributed systems and cloud computing space.  For years I worked in UNIX infrastructure and data center automation.  I live in the suburbs of Washington, DC.  I used to live in Silicon Valley, working at such interesting places as Silicon Graphics and as one of the first employees of the original Napster.

This web site is just a collection of my thoughts and opinions.  I do not speak for any companies or other organizations.  Thanks for reading, and feel free to drop me a line with any questions or comments.

I can be contacted as michael at secretelite dot com.  Iā€™m on Twitter @mikeridley.