Ishmael Rufus

Director Of Software Solutions at Cloud5 Communications

Ishmael Rufus has an extensive work experience spanning over several companies and roles. Ishmael started their career in 2004 as an IT Consultant at Juno Lighting Group. After that, they worked at Schneider Electric from 2005 to 2011 as a Network Analyst, where they contributed to the creation of the Juno Lighting IT department's Inventory Management system. In 2011, they joined Ditto Holdings as a Programmer until 2015. From 2016 to 2017, Ishmael worked at Lightology as a PHP Programmer. Since 2017, they have been associated with Cloud5 Communications, first as a Senior Software Developer and currently as the Director of Software Solutions. Additionally, in 2004, Ishmael was an Alumni at i.c.stars.

Ishmael Rufus began their education at Hillcrest High School, where they studied from 1998 to 2001. After completing their studies there, they transferred to Chicago Vocational Career Academy and pursued a degree in Computer Science from 2001 to 2002. Following this, Ishmael attended Southern Illinois University, Carbondale from 2002 to 2003, where they focused on Electrical and Computer Engineering.



  • Director Of Software Solutions

    March, 2021 - present

  • Senior Software Developer

    May, 2017