Senior Technology & Business Executive, Scott Rodgers Joins Monza Cloud as CEO, to Help Introduce Their New Flagship Product, AzStudio

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Monza Cloud, an Atlanta-based Microsoft Partner that focuses on Azure tool development and cloud best practices & standards, announced that Scott Rodgers has joined the company as CEO. Rodgers, a thought leader and seasoned executive in digital and cloud transformation, joins Monza Cloud from Avanade, the $2B+ global business technology, cloud and managed services solutions firm. Avanade is a joint venture owned by Accenture LLP and Microsoft.

"The board and I are delighted that Scott will lead Monza Cloud into its next stage of growth," said Matt Goggin, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer and interim CEO, Monza Cloud. "Scott has an incredible record of developing and executing tremendous growth with business units in the Microsoft "eco-system" at Avanade. We all agreed that Scott will be vital when introducing AzStudio, our comprehensive workbench of development tools that empowers and accelerates developers working in Microsoft Azure, to mid-market and enterprise companies."

Rodgers joins Monza Cloud following a prestigious 17-year career as a business & technology executive with Avanade where he served in various leadership roles providing critical business and transformation solutions across the enterprise. For the past four years, he served as SVP & General Manager, South Central Region where he was charged with all aspects of business operations. During his time with Avanade, Rodgers provided Client Leadership to several of the company's largest clients supporting their business and technology objectives including digital transformations and cloud adoption. Rodgers earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from The University of North Texas.

"Monza Cloud has the same goals and values around driving client success around Digital and Cloud Transformation that I spent a career developing. I am excited to join and take an innovative new product to organizations that is squarely needed with the new paradigm of Cloud and limited development tools to help provide standardization, security, portability, and acceleration," states Rodgers.

"Monza Cloud's flagship product, AzStudio, leverages a Configuration-as-a-Service approach that shifts the development paradigm and provides a single solution for the very real pain points that enterprises deal with today," says Rodgers, "Not only does AzStudio act as a catalyst for accelerating PaaS development, it also streamlines "Cloud-Ready" development for current apps and directly addresses legacy applications while enabling Multi-Cloud Portability. However, it's our approach that makes us unique within the market—Monza Cloud resolves these challenges from the underlying development layer.