Rivera, Kelly

Kelly Rivera

Credentials: (She/Her)

Email: kelly.rivera@wisc.edu

Kelly Rivera


Kelly Rivera is the Lead Cloud Engineer of the UW Madison DoIT Public Cloud Team. She graduated from Madison College with a degree in Web Software development. After graduation, Kelly worked in private industry for a local software company as a Cloud Engineer where she honed her skills in cloud management, automation, and infrastructure as code including Terraform. 

When she was looking for her next opportunity she wanted to find an organization which would allow her to make a positive difference in the world using technology. The University’s commitment to research and educating the next generation drew her to take a position on the Cloud Team at DoIT. 

As Lead Cloud Engineer, Kelly helps researchers, educators, administrators, and other university partners design projects in the cloud. With a background in training, she provides partners not only a solution but also the tools necessary to educate themselves about cloud. She empowers researchers to use the cloud as a tool to enable their research and make changes in the world around us.

2024 Session

Enhancing cloud security: From basics to advanced strategies