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Allan Metts

Rackspace Hosting
Director -- Engineering, Rackspace Hosting
Atlanta, USA
Allan Metts is the site leader for Rackspace Atlanta, the Engineering shop responsible for Rackspace's Cloud Backup, Cloud Drive, and Jungle Disk products. This team is also leading the development of the Marconi project on StackForge, which implements a Queuing and Notification service for the OpenStack platform. Prior to Rackspace, Allan led the development of several large-scale systems in the telecommunications, transportation, and financial sectors. He stays hands-on with C++, Python, and Cloud APIs, and specializes in distributed systems that crunch large amounts of data at high rates of speed. He has a MBA from Georgia State University, and an Electrical Engineering Degree from Georgia Tech.