Amaya Souarez joined Sage in June, 2021 as Executive Vice President, Cloud Operations.  She leads the global cloud operations teams for Sage, responsible for scaling the global cloud footprint and ensuring ‘always on’ availability of all Sage cloud products. Sage is the global market leader for technology that provides small and medium businesses with the visibility, flexibility, and efficiency to manage finances, operations and people

Souarez is a senior technology leader, with more than twenty-five years’ experience in Datacenter and Cloud infrastructure operations. She is an accomplished public speaker and published author on the topics of data center capacity planning and strategy, big data, and infrastructure automation. She has deep knowledge and experience on designing for scale and resiliency, having been a key member of the infrastructure team at Microsoft responsible for building and scaling the cloud platform.

Souarez started her technology career at the inception of the desktop PC era. She began in hands-on technical infrastructure roles supporting a multitude of OS, server, and network platforms. Early in her career, she launched an independent technology services business, which grew to support more than 50 SMB in the Seattle area, gaining valuable entrepreneurial experience. Later, as a senior leader at Microsoft, she led multiple teams within Internet and Cloud Operations. Prior to joining Sage, she most recently was Senior Vice President, EMEA Head of Technology Operations for Fiserv, a global fintech leader.