Mr. Arnette is responsible for product vision, technical innovation, and engineering leadership. He has been a messaging, collaboration, Internet, and networking expert for over 15 years, and has been consulted by leading corporations on the management and administration of email systems. Mr. Arnette has created messaging products and services for over ten years, starting with AlertWare which was acquired by Netpro, and most recently IntelliReach, which was acquired by Infocrossing in May 2006. Mr. Arnette has designed leading messaging system solutions for all communication platforms.
Nick Barcet joined Canonical in September 2007 where he is Cloud Product Manager since 2009. In this role he helps organizations (Canonical, customers and partners) define their cloud strategy and build their own cloud infrastructures. This includes work with Dell, Rackspace, Intel and others, as well defining new ways to offer Canonical's services in the cloud. Prior to that role he was Ubuntu Server Product Manager, focusing on bringing together the requirements that our users have in
order to make our server product the easiest platform to deploy in business, enterprises and Internet data ce…
Tim Bell is responsible for the IT Operating Systems and Infrastructure Services team at CERN (www.cern.ch), the European Laboratory for High Energy Physics and site of the Large Hadron Collider. His group provides support for the thousands of servers and clients running Scientific Linux, Mac OS and Windows along with E-mail, virtualisation and web services.
He has a computer science degree from Cambridge University, U.K. and started with IBM in 1986 working as a system programmer and AIX kernel developer. He worked in Unix technical support and project management roles in Switzerland before…
Jonathan Bryce is Founder of The Rackspace Cloud. He started his career working as a web developer for Rackspace, and during his tenure, he and co-worker Todd Morey had a vision to build a sophisticated web hosting environment where users and businesses alike could turn to design, develop and deploy their ideal web site — all without being responsible for procuring the technology, installing it or making sure it is built to be always available. This vision became The Rackspace Cloud. He currently spends his time on OpenStack, the open source cloud software initiative. On twitter: jbryce… Read more
Jonathan Bryce is Founder of The Rackspace Cloud. He started his career working as a web developer for Rackspace, and during his tenure, he and co-worker Todd Morey had a vision to build a sophisticated web hosting environment where users and businesses alike could turn to design, develop and deploy their ideal web site — all without being responsible for procuring the technology, installing it or making sure it is built to be always available. This vision became The Rackspace Cloud. He currently spends his time on OpenStack, the open source cloud software initiative.
On twitter: jbryce
One of Nebula's three co-founders and VP of Engineering, Devin Carlen is a significant contributor to the company's open source foundation and to its depth of technical expertise in private cloud computing. He was one of the original engineers of OpenStack while working on the NASA Nebula project, and is the lead for the Dashboard Project, the front end of OpenStack. Following NASA, he joined Anso Labs as CTO and influenced mainstream adoption of OpenStack. When Rackspace acquired Anso Labs, he became a key member of the company's Cloud Builders team.
Adam Carter is an expert in storage virtualization and 10 year veteran of scale-out IP storage systems. Adam has led product management at LeftHand Networks, HP, and VMware, bringing revolutionary products to market. Adam pioneered the industry's first Virtual Storage Appliance (VSA) at LeftHand Networks and helped establish VMware's VSA certification category. Adam brings deep product knowledge and broad experience in the storage ecosystem to SolidFire and heads up all aspects of product development.
Jorge O. Castro currently works on the Community Team as Cloud Community Liaison for Canonical Ltd, sponsors of the Ubuntu project. Jorge has been using Linux since 1998, and his current passion is juju, the new cloud deployment tool. He has spoken at the Ohio Linux Fest, SCaLE, Velocity, and OSCON as well as various LUGs over the years.
Ben Cherian is the General Manager of Emerging Techonologies at DreamHost and is responsible for bringing all new technologies to market. Ben is an eternal entrepreneur that enjoys building businesses. To date, he’s helped launch several successful ventures, including ServiceCloud, Kinetic Path and ThinSpace. Ben holds a degree in Computer Science from Georgia State Universit
Alejandro has been on IT for over 11 years, Debian Linux and Python fan, Alejandro has been around OpenSource for quite long, born as a C++ developer on his early years, passed over Infrastructure and learned to love performance, scaling & automation on linux.
Passing thru companies like Techint (A leading global manufacturer and supplier of steel tubes) and Sony as a Linux Senior Sysadmin, Alejandro is now managing critical infrastructure tasks on Mercadolibre that goes from Administering the Storage solution, Investigate cutting edge technology to constantly implement to orchestrate the …
Jim Curry is the General Manager of Rackspace's Private Cloud business which provides software and support to enterprises and other organizations who want to deploy and run OpenStack-based clouds anywhere. He lead the founding of OpenStack on behalf of Rackspace, and had responsibility for developing the community until its transition to the OpenStack Foundation in 2012.
Previously Jim served as the VP of Corporate Development at Rackspace and had responsibility for the company's M&A and venture investing activities, including the acquisitions of Webmail.us, Slicehost, Jungle Disk, Anso La…Read more
Todd Deshane is a technology evangelist for Xen.org. He began his involvement with Xen in 2003 as a graduate student at Clarkson University. Todd has published several research papers in virtualization and is a co-author of the book "Running Xen". He has also taught tutorial sessions on Xen and presented research at conferences. Todd's current role at Xen.org includes integrating, testing, and documenting OpenStack with the Xen Cloud Platform (XCP).
Sameer Dholakia is group vice president and general manager of the Cloud Platforms Group at Citrix, driving the company’s product strategy for cloud infrastructure and server virtualization. He joined the company in 2010, when Citrix acquired VMLogix, where he served as CEO. Dholakia brings extensive enterprise software experience to Citrix, having held key leadership roles in sales, business development, and product management at companies such as Trilogy, Inc. Dholakia received Bachelor’s and Master's degrees from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.… Read more
Anne Gentle has been a community documentation coordinator at Rackspace for OpenStack since September 2010. She serves on the OpenStack Technical Committee and consistently advocates for OpenStack users and contributors. This year, Anne coordinated efforts to connect OpenStack to the GNOME Outreach Program for Women, and serves as a mentor for a documentation intern with that program.
Vishvananda Ishaya is a Principal Engineer for Rackspace Cloud Builders specializing in OpenStack. He is also a Senior Engineer on NASA's Nebula project and has been one of the main contributors to the OpenStack Compute project since its infancy. He was elected to the OpenStack Project Policy Board in October 2010 and voted Project Team Lead for OpenStack Compute in April 2011. He spends his free time solving interesting problems and lurking in the #openstack irc channel.