Asperitas Team

Mark McCoy

Principal Cloud Architect, Multi-Cloud Practice Lead, WAN & Cloud Connectivity, Migrations



Mark McCoy has over 30 years of experience as an application architect and has been leading enterprises to the cloud for over 5 years. With the enterprise in mind, Mark’s client focus is on, strategy, design, and implementation of cloud environments. The method allows a holistic approach to address the complete security, performance, compliance, process, and business requirements of the organization while maximizing flexibility, speed to market, and cost reduction. This lays the foundation for a smooth transition at client determined pace and includes using hybrid environments that integrate on premises and cloud deployment. Further underpinning his skillset is extensive experience with telecommunications including dark fiber, lit wave service, and Metro Ethernet deployments.

Kha Phan

Principal Network Architect, WAN & Cloud Connectivity, Distributed Network Architecture Practice Lead





Kha Phan is a Cloud and Data Center connectivity expert specializing in the Distributed Network Architecture and implementation of hybrid Cloud environments. Kha Phan is a pioneer of the architecture and has deployed the Distributed Network Architecture for fortune 500 companies. He has been interviewed by Gartner and other research companies as a result of his work. The Distributed Network Architecture speeds up IT service delivery and provide Enterprises the ability to consume cloud services with a Hybrid architecture that addresses proximity, throughput and cost.

Scott Wheeler

Principal Cloud Architect, Cloud Practice Lead





Scott Wheeler has over 25 years of experience in various roles, such as consulting practice lead and technical architect. Over the past 7 years, he has been successfully leading enterprises to the cloud across a wide range of industries. His specialty is designing and implementing cloud environments which address the security, performance, compliance and business requirements of the organization while maximizing flexibility, reducing cost and laying the foundation for next generation cloud native applications.

Derek Ashmore

Principal Cloud Architect, Application Architecture, Microservices, DevOps, and Containerization Practice Lead





Derek Ashmore is a senior technology expert with over 30 years of experience in a wide variety of technologies and industries. Derek is currently focusing on microservice architectures, cloud computing, and migrating applications to the cloud. Derek's approach allows companies to increase speed to market while also increasing application availability. Derek routinely speaks at JavaOne, DevNexus, the Chicago Coders Conference, and many others. Derek's books include the "The Java EE Architect's Handbook" and "Microservices for Java EE Architects".

Jose Girbes

Principal Cloud Architect, Microsoft Practice Lead




Jose Girbes is a Microsoft Azure / Office 365 Subject Matter Expert who has been involved since the inception of Microsoft Cloud Solutions. Specializing in the design of a highly-available, geo-redundant, cloud based architectures utilizing a combination of IaaS and PaaS for large-scale mission critical applications and high transaction workloads. He also has expertise in migrating existing applications workloads to the cloud. Jose has developed strategies, roadmaps, and performed complex migrations to Microsoft Azure and Office 365 for multiple large enterprise companies with a proven track record in providing the roadmap and strategy for complex programs.

Eric Hummel

Regional Sales Director



Eric Hummel is the Regional Sales Director for Asperitas Consulting. His primary responsibility is to focus on identifying, establishing and maintaining strategic client and partner relationships. In this position, Eric works closely with all members of the Asperitas team to obtain and drive client engagements forward. After spending over 20 years in the financial industry (CME floor member, Spot trader at JP Morgan, E-FX Global Sales Manager at MF Global & INTL FC Stone) he transitioned into the IT industry where he has worked as a large enterprise executive sales manager marketing high performance data center technology, cloud and security consulting services. Eric’s relationships are concentrated in the leadership levels of large enterprises. He is driven by the opportunity to help clients realize the immense potential of technology when properly applied to their business.