John Dickinson is Director of Technology at SwiftStack, the storage system for web, mobile and as-a-service applications based on OpenStack Swift. He serves as the Project Technical Lead for OpenStack Swift, and has been involved in the development of Swift for the past 3 years at Rackspace and SwiftStack.
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.