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How AI Powers Cloud Automation & Help To Reduce Cloud Costs with Leon Kuperman #177
Episode 1776th May 2022 • SaaS District • Akeel Jabber | Horizen Capital
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Leon Kuperman is the CTO of CAST AI, a platform that increases your SaaS company’s profit margin without additional work. They cut your cloud bill in half, automate DevOps tasks, and prevent downtime in one Autonomous Kubernetes platform.

Leon has over 20 years of experience in product management, software design and development all the way through to production deployment. He’s an industry leader on Web Application Security and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), e-commerce, cloud computing and web application architecture. He’s passionate about his customers, his work as well  as Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, where he actually holds a Brown belt.


In this episode we cover:

  • 00:00 - Sponsor: Byldd - MVP Development Agency Based in New York
  • 01:12 - Intro
  • 02:55 - The Main Value Of AI & Why Simple Automation Is Not Enough
  • 08:24 - Problems in Cloud Service That Requires Automation
  • 12:56 - Tips To Start Using Automation On A SaaS
  • 15:52 - Scenarios Where Cloud Automation May Not Work Well
  • 17:55 - The Main Tool Categories To Address The Automation Challenges
  • 19:26 - The Secret Of Building a Machine Learning Model
  • 21:24 - Where is CAST AI in Terms of Size Today
  • 22:18 - Leon’s Favorite Activity To Get Into a Flow State
  • 23:18 - Leon’s Piece of Advice for His 25 Years Old Self
  • 24:17 - Leon’s Biggest Challenges at CAST AI
  • 25:36 - CAST AI Ukraine Hiring Program
  • 27:10 - Instrumental Resources for Leon’s Success
  • 29:36 - What Does Success Means for Leon Today
  • 32:36 - Get In Touch With Leon

Get In Touch With Leon:

Leon's LinkedIn

CAST AI Website

Mentions:

Google Cloud

AWS

Azure

Books:

Working Backwards by Colin Bryar & Bill Carr

The Lean Startup by Eric Ries


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