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Tuesday, April 16
 

3:40pm

OpenStack: The Next 10 Years

It has been a whirlwind first 3 years for OpenStack with project and community rapidly coalescing. Tremendous strides have been made since Rackspace and NASA launched the project, but was does the

long term future hold? Where will OpenStack be in July 2020? Join OpenStack Co-Founder Jim Curry to discuss where our project might be headed and the potential pitfalls and innovations that may await. 


Speakers
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Jim Curry

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... Read More →
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Steve Kirk

Sr Director, Sony Computer Entertainment / Worldwide Studios Global IT
As head of Global IT for PlayStation’s Worldwide Studio group, Steve leads a diverse set of global server hosting teams with over a decade of experience hosting award-winning PlayStation games for millions of gamers and families across the globe.  Steve has nearly 30 years experience... Read More →


Tuesday April 16, 2013 3:40pm - 4:20pm
A107+108+109 (Portland Convention Center) 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Portland, OR 97232

4:30pm

Panel: Industry Analyst Perspectives on OpenStack
Moderators
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Gretchen Curtis

Co-Founder / Chief Marketing Officer, Piston Cloud Computing, Inc.

Speakers
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Gary Chen

Gary Chen
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Sean Michael Kerner

Jedi, eWeek / InternetNews / eSecurity Planet
Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor and his coverage of the technology industry appears in eWEEK,Enterprise Networking Planet, and ServerWatch to name a few. Kerner is also an IT consultant, technology enthusiast and tinkerer, and has been known to spend his spare time immersed... Read More →
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stephen o'grady

Principal Analyst, RedMonk
Stephen O'Grady ​is a Principal Analyst and Co-Founder of RedMonk. Based in Portland, Maine, his job is to help companies understand developers better and to help developers. He focuses on infrastructure software such as programming languages, operating systems and databases, as... Read More →
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Alex Williams

Founder & Editor-in-Chief, The New Stack


Tuesday April 16, 2013 4:30pm - 5:10pm
A107+108+109 (Portland Convention Center) 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Portland, OR 97232

5:20pm

Panel: Interoperability

Interoperability allows OpenStack users to transfer workloads between providers; however, even minor differences between deployments can create significant interop challenges.  By solving these problems, we can create a clouds that provide fault tolerance at the technical, geographic and commercial level.  Join us for a lively discussion about the opportunities and challenges facing us in our quest for workload portability.  Our panel includes a broad range of representatives on both the infrastructure, client and system side.


Moderators
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Rob Hirschfeld

CEO, RackN
Rob's first startup literally patented the cloud. He has been in the cloud and infrastructure space for 20 years and has done everything from working with early ESX betas to serving four terms on the OpenStack Foundation Board and as an executive at Dell. As a co-founder of the Digital... Read More →

Speakers
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Jonathan LaCour

VP, Cloud, DreamHost
Jonathan has been programming from a young age, finessing his way through many programming languages. After cutting his teeth with several smaller jobs and personal projects, Jonathan joined VertiSoft Corp. in 1997, catapulting him into the culture of "software as a service" well... Read More →
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Josh McKenty

VP Global Ecosystem Engineering, Pivotal
Entrepreneur and technologist Joshua McKenty works with Fortune 100 customers who seek to transition to a cloud native architecture, and with Pivotal’s Cloud Foundry team to bring new features and functionality to Cloud Foundry-based products, the industry-standard enterprise platform... Read More →
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Peter Pouliot

Microsoft OpenStack Evangelist, Microsoft
Peter Pouliot has been a key leader in driving support for Microsoft's virtualization platform, Hyper-V within the Openstack ecosystem.  In 2011 while with SuSE he deployed the first Openstack cloud on Hyper-V.   Now with Microsoft he has successfully organized a community to support... Read More →
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Monty Taylor

Red Hat
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Troy Toman

VP of Engineering, Rackspace


Tuesday April 16, 2013 5:20pm - 6:00pm
A107+108+109 (Portland Convention Center) 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Portland, OR 97232