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About NorthBay Solutions

Founded in 2007, NorthBay Solutions is AWS Premier Consulting Partner with deep expertise in cloud migration, application and data modernization, and data analytics initiatives. Our global team of more than 350 onshore/offshore AWS-certified solutions architects, cloud engineers, and cloud developers working with customers across industries and geographies.

In addition to taking on ownership for strategic projects and providing managed services, we offer on-demand access to senior-level technology leaders and have highly skilled developers available for short and long-term staff augmentation. Our world-renowned JAM sessions are unique, no-cost, two-week immersive workshops where clients work hand-in-hand with architects and engineers to design and develop an AWS instance.


NorthBay is proud to have earned the following AWS competencies through technical proficiency and proven customer success

AWS Consulting Partner Award of the year 2021
AWS Consulting Partner Award of the year 2021Asia Emerging Markets
AWS Best Education Solution Award of the year 2020
AWS Best Education Solution Award of the year 2020AWS Partner Network - Premier Consulting Partner

Our Team

Riz Virk
Riz VirkBoard member & Co-founder
Riz Virk is a co-founder, angel investor, board member, mentor, bestselling author, and indie film producer. His areas of speciality include Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, Social and Mobile Gaming, Online Advertising, Blockchain, New Media, Indie Film-making, Zen Meditation, Writing/Publishing, Creativity & Innovation.
Brian Barker
Brian BarkerBoard member & Co-founder
Brian Barker has over 25 years of experience in the computer software business. Prior to his stint as NorthBay’s CEO through 2018, he was a Director at EMC Corp. He also served stints as CEO of Cambridge Technology Vision, an M&A SaaS vendor acquired by Intralinks and was President of ClearSpring Technologies, an event driven management software
Irfan Virk
Irfan VirkCEO & Co-founder
Irfan leads NorthBay’s global organization. Irfan has a rich, successful entrepreneurial history of leading organizations. Irfan’s experiences include positions at Accenture as well as numerous leadership positions for organizations he has co-founded including CambridgeDocs and GameView Studios.
John Flavin
John FlavinSenior Vice President
John is responsible for leading the strategic growth of NorthBay Solutions. Amongst various executive and senior positions with a diverse set of Information Technology firms such Burroughs/Unisys, General Electric, and Delphi Technology, John previously led professional services divisions ranging from $150 million to $245 million at Capgemini and Keane (now NTT Data). John has extensive experience with on shore/off shore/near shore delivery models including Pakistan, India, China and Canada.
Matt Oess
Matt OessVP Sales and Marketing
Matt Oess leads our North American Sales and our Global Marketing Teams. Matt’s experience includes executive leadership roles and consulting projects with Cisco Systems, Nortel Networks, GE Digital, Mitel, Berkshire Hathaway, Infor, and Pitney Bowes.
Laxmikanth Malladi
Laxmikanth MalladiCTO
Laxmikanth drives NorthBay technical direction including global solutions, tooling and products. Laxmikanth has nearly 20 years of high-tech experience where he has held lead technical roles with AWS, Oracle and HCL.
Adam Bryan
Adam BryanCFO
Adam is an Operations and Finance Executive and he has served as Managing Director and General Manager of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation. He was President, CEO and Board Member for Omego, a $300M trade processing business, and COO of Broker/Fund Management Group for Thomson Financial. He also served as CFO for Thomson Financial, based in Sydney, Australia.
Amy Murphy
Amy MurphyHead of Human Resources
Amy is a seasoned Human Resources Executive with a diverse skill set that includes legal, compliance and administration responsibilities. Amy has provided HR and legal services to large organizations in Healthcare, bard Manufacturing, Professional Services and Publishing.