Design Summit Kick Off
In this session, we will quickly run through the Summit schedule, highlights, housekeeping items and logistics. It will also introduce the Active Technical Contributors to the Design Summit working sessions, which will run Monday - Thursday.
The keynote presentations will be Tuesday and Wednesday morning, starting at 9 am.
Director of Business Development, OpenStack
As Director of Business Development Heidi leads the foundation's efforts to grow and nurture a strong ecosystem around OpenStack. |
Heidi has spent over 15 years in the technology world in leadership positions with companies in Silicon Valley and in Seattle including Netscape, Red Herring, Microsoft and Amazon Web Services. She originally launched her career in banking spending nine years with Drexel Burnham Lambert, Wells Fargo and Hambrecht & Quist before falling in love with... Read More →
OpenStack Release Management PTL, OpenStack Foundation
Thierry Carrez has been the Release Manager for the OpenStack project since its inception, coordinating the effort and facilitating collaboration between contributors. He is the elected chair of the OpenStack Technical Committee, which is in charge of the technical direction of the project. He spoke about OpenStack, open innovation and open source project management at various conferences around the world, including OSCON, LinuxCon and FOSDEM. A Python Software Foundation fellow, he was... Read More →
Community Manager, OpenStack Foundation
OpenStack community manager, Stefano built his career around Free Software and open source, from product manager at glorious Italian GNU/Linux distribution MadeInLinux to Italian Chancellor of the Free Software Foundation Europe. Later as community manager of leading mobile open source sync solution Funambol, his efforts boosted downloads and bolstered enterprise contributions. For Twitter, he led efforts to expand in the Italian market. In his spare time, he builds furniture and is learning how... Read More →
Keynote: OpenStack as a Platform Ecosystem
OpenStack is more than just software, it's a community and platform ecosystem. In this session, Jonathan and special guests will cover the forces that impact platform success, as well as the latest stats and upates on the community front.
Come early - you won't want to miss the first few minutes!
Executive Director, OpenStack Foundation
Jonathan Bryce, who has spent his career building the cloud, is Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation. Previously he was a 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... Read More →
OpenStack 2013: The Year of the User - Rackspace Updates and the HubSpot OpenStack Love Story
Over the past three years, interest in OpenStack has evolved from developers to early adopters and users. Business users are now running OpenStack to meet real business needs. The more they work with OpenStack, the more they ask for new features and configurations. Some are even contributing code back to the community. In this keynote, Rackspace SVP and GM Jim Curry teams up with HubSpot CIO Jim O'Neill to present HubSpot's journey into OpenStack and the business advantages it has produced.
HubSpot is an all-in-one marketing Software as-a-Service set of solutions that includes blogging, analytics, social media, email, automation, keyword research functions and more. The company serves more than 8,600 companies in 56 countries worldwide.
Find out why HubSpot loves OpenStack and see their live demo as an OpenStack user take center stage.
SVP and GM, Rackspace Private Cloud
Jim Curry is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Rackspace?s Private Cloud business, which supports and operates OpenStack-based private clouds in any data center worldwide. He joined Rackspace in 2006 to run corporate development efforts, which included new business incubation, venture investing activities, and mergers and acquisitions, including the acquisitions of Webmail.us, Slicehost, Jungle Disk and Cloudkick. Three years later, Jim led the founding of the OpenStack project on... Read More →
At HubSpot - I've held different technology focused roles ranging from building our IT infrastructure (both corporate and production), Operations, Product Development and Engineering. | | I've been fortunate to help build the company from less than 10 employees and 10 customers to over 500 employees and 9000 customers all while creating a highly efficient and large scale technical infrastructure. | | My main achievements that I've helped drive, design, build, and operate are: | - SaaS... Read More →
Keynote: OpenStack at Red Hat
Brian will talk about why Red Hat gravitated to OpenStack, and how we are committed to bringing a community to subscription model around the technology that aims to redefine IT.
CTO and Vice President, Worldwide Engineering, Red Hat
Brian Stevens joined Red Hat's senior management team in 2001 and has been critical to the company's enterprise operating system, storage, and virtualization strategies. As CTO and vice president, Worldwide Engineering, Stevens has responsibility for Red Hat® engineering globally, encompassing Linux®, virtualization, middleware, and cloud computing. | | Stevens began his career at Digital Equipment Corporation where he was a developer on the first commercial release of the X Window... Read More →
How NSA & CERN are Using OpenStack
In this session, we will hear directly from NSA and CERN about how research and government organizations are benefitting from OpenStack. Mark Collier will make a brief introduction, followed by two presentations from an NSA cloud architect and physicist at the University of Victoria:
OpenStack at the National Security Agency (NSA)
Speaker: Nathanael Burton, NSA
What does "cloud" mean at NSA and a discussion of how OpenStack fits into the NSA ecosystem. How a small team drove massive process and efficiency change to become one of the NSA's largest hosting platforms. Fostering an environment where creativity and development risk are balanced within the bounds of existing enterprise processes and priorities. Methods for avoiding the "tragedy of the commons".
Clouds in High Energy Physics
Speaker: Randall Sobie, Institute of Particle Physics and University of Victoria
The presentation will describe the motivation for using cloud computing in high energy physics research. In particular, the talk will focus on the experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) located at the CERN LCEaboratory in Geneva which recently found evidence for the Higgs boson. We will highlight the challenge of analyzing the LHC data using computing resources distributed around the world. We will show that clouds can be used in a number of ways in high energy physics and describe our experiences in this rapidly changing field of computing.
Chief Operating Officer, OpenStack Foundation
Mark has spent his career working on technologies that disrupt industries, from "a computer on every desk", when he worked at Dell in the 90's as a product manager, to the digital music shift as Senior Director of Business Development at Yahoo! Music, to the cloud computing era, where as VP of Business Development at Rackspace he led the effort to embrace an open source development model and build an ecosystem and community around it, resulting in the founding of OpenStack in 2010. |
In... Read More →
Computer Scientist, National Security Agency
Nathanael Burton is a Computer Scientist at the National Security Agency. He has worked for the Agency for over 10 years working on distributed systems, large-scale hosting, open source initiatives, operating systems, security, storage, and virtualization technology.
Institute of Particle Physics Research Scientist & Professor, University of Victoria
Randall Sobie is a Research Scientist of the Institute of Particle Physics of Canada and Professor of Physics at the University of Victoria. He is a member of the ATLAS Project at the CERN Laboratory in Geneva which recently discovered a new particle that may be the Higgs Boson, a key missing component in our understanding of the universe. He is also involved in the BaBar Project at Stanford Linear Accelerator Centre and the Belle II project at the KEK Laboratory in Japan, both... Read More →
HP Keynote: Accelerating Cloud Innovation with OpenStack
OpenStack has won support across the IT industry from users, developers, cloud providers, and vendors from around the world. The OpenStack community has delivered incredible innovation, and demand for more innovation, performance, and quality is accelerating. As the only vendor-neutral open source community for cloud, OpenStack is gaining rapid momentum and Hewlett Packard is contributing as one of the few vendors who are delivering generally available enterprise solutions on top of OpenStack today. Join Saar Gillai, SVP and General Manager of HP Converged Cloud, to learn about HP’s journey with OpenStack and how OpenStack could evolve to help accelerate cloud innovation.
HP Fellow, Infrastructure Engineering, Technical Operations and Customer Satisfaction, HP Cloud Services Hewlett-Packard, HP
Brian Aker is an HP Fellow in the Cloud Services organization. He is responsible for infrastructure engineering, technical operations and customer satisfaction for the cloud services business.
Aker brings more than 22 years of IT experience to HP with an extensive background in both technical and business leadership, along with in-depth experience in next generation open source technologies. Prior to joining HP, Aker was a distinguished engineer for Sun Microsystems where his team was... Read More →
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Converged Cloud Hewlett-Packard Company
Saar Gillai is the senior vice president and general manager of Converged Cloud for Hewlett Packard, responsible for driving HP’s cloud portfolio and solutions that enable enterprises to build, operate, and consume cloud services seamlessly across traditional, public, private, and managed clouds.
Previously, Gillai was vice president and general manager of Cloud Networking, where he drove the development, marketing and sales of HP Networking products and solutions for the cloud... Read More →
Canonical Keynote: OpenStack in Production
OpenStack on Ubuntu is now a production cloud infrastructure in telco, service provider and enterprise settings. While the pace of innovation continues to accelerate at the edge, core functions have matured, and we can share insights and operational experience gained from standing up and supporting those platforms. Mark Shuttleworth will discuss OpenStack production challenges and solutions for telco’s and service provider customers and chart the course for an expanding network of partners and solution providers who are collaborating around Ubuntu to accelerate cloud services.
Founder of Ubuntu, Canonical
Mark is the founder of Ubuntu and leads product strategy at Canonical, the company behind the OS. Mark champions design-driven development and has a focus on quality and cadence in the engineering work done at Canonical. |
Mark previously founded Thawte, a company specialising in digital certificates and cryptography, and HBD, an investment company. The Shuttleworth Foundation which funds innovative leaders of change in all aspects of society with a particular emphasis on openness and... Read More →
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