Principal Product Manager, OpenStack, Red Hat
As a Principal Product Manager, Basil is focused on Red Hat's overall OpenStack product management, development and strategy with emphasis on elastic cloud management and security features for scaled deployments. Basil was instrumental in the formation of the vision for Tuskar, a project initiated by Red Hat designed to provide awareness and modeling of OpenStack infrastructure. | | Basil has also had the... Read More →
Infrastructure Services Manager, CERN
Tim is currently responsible for the team at CERN that manages the operating system and infrastructure services. He previously worked as a Unix kernel developer at IBM and managing large-scale Unix production deployments and services for Deutsche Bank. As part of CERN's data centre expansion, Tim has been involved in the implementation of the CERN private cloud and is an elected member of the OpenStack management board.
Sr Distinguished Cloud Architect, Dell
With a background in Mechanical and Systems Engineering, Rob Hirschfeld, OpenStack Board Director (Community Seat) & Sr. Distinguished Engineer at Dell, specializes in large scale, integrated, and innovative cloud systems. Lately, he's been leading Dell's OpenStack and Crowbar projects. Rob helps Dell to set strategy for cloud computing, drives innovative cloud solutions to market, and works with customers on their cloud implementations. Rob is a... Read More →
Co-founder and EVP
Boris is the co-founder and EVP at Mirantis, a leading OpenStack systems integrator. Operationally responsible for Mirantis? market strategy, Boris acts as a spokesperson for the company and is Mirantis? public face in the OpenStack community. In his role, Boris works to ensure that Mirantis? efforts don?t just promote the Mirantis brand, but also help further global awareness of the OpenStack community. He helps evangelize the OpenStack... Read More →
Founder and CTO: Ceph, Red Hat
Sage Weil is the creator of the Ceph project. Sage originally designed Ceph as part of his PhD research in Storage Systems at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Since graduating, he has continued to refine the system with the goal of providing a stable next generation distributed storage system for Linux. Sage is a co-founder of DreamHost, which was spun off into Inktank and sold to Red Hat. As a teenager he created and sold WebRing.