Paul Keely

Paul Keely

Paul joined Open Systems after its acquisition of Born in the Cloud, a powerhouse specialist in security and Azure that he co-founded and ran as CEO. His success helping organizations understand, design and implement complex security environments led to his recognition as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) 12 times (currently in Azure security) and being asked to join Microsoft’s MVP Security Council. Paul has written several computer-related books including Microsoft Cloud Security at the C-Level a best seller on Azure security.

Paul continues to solve customers’ security needs as the Chief Cloud Officer at Open Systems.

Professional accomplishment:  Growing a security startup from 2 to 28 people that was a finalist in the Microsoft 2020 security awards.

Superpower:  Rolling up my sleeves and working with our engineers to solve customers’ most challenging security requirements.

Coolest personal accomplishment: Hands down, my two wonderful children.