Benjamin Cane

Principal Engineer, Vice President

American Express

Benjamin started his career as a Linux & Unix Systems Administrator. His first role was at a web hosting company where he supported thousands of FreeBSD and Linux systems. Afterwards he joined a managed services company that specialized in managing mission-critical systems. This is where he started specializing in high availability architectures.

Today, he is focused on building cloud-native software solutions for financial platforms. He uses both his systems and software knowledge to build end-to-end platforms. Platforms purpose built for performance, and resiliency.

Benjamin is also the creator and maintainer of several Open Source projects.


  • Distributed Systems
  • High Availability
  • Cloud Native Applications


  • Certified Ethical Hacker, 2015


  • Red Hat Certified Engineer, 2013

    Red Hat