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Nick Rockwell

CTO, The New York Times

Nick Rockwell was named chief technology officer of The New York Times in November 2015. Mr. Rockwell is responsible for all technology operations, including infrastructure, e-commerce, enterprise computing and development of the company’s digital systems.

Mr. Rockwell joined the Times Company from Condé Nast, where he oversaw all aspects of the company’s technology development and operations. He joined Condé Nast in 2012 as senior vice president, digital. Previously Mr. Rockwell served as CTO at The Ladders, Digital CTO at MTV Networks, and the technical founder of SonicNet, a groundbreaking music editorial startup.

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How has your IT operating model changed during the last five years? We’ve shifted to hosting very close to 100 percent of our infrastructure in the cloud. We prefer SaaS, such as G Suite or Workday, followed by managed, higher level services such as BigQuery, followed by open source applications such as Kafka, followed by PaaS-hosted custom...