Director of Technology at SwiftStack & Swift PTL, SwiftStack
John Dickinson is Director of Technology at SwiftStack. SwiftStack is a technology innovator of private cloud storage for today’s applications, powered by OpenStack Object Storage. John serves as the Project Technical Lead for OpenStack Swift and has been involved in the development of Swift since 2009
Sr. Software Engineer
Clay Gerrard is a Sr. Software Engineer at SwiftStack. SwiftStack is a technology innovator of private cloud storage for today’s applications, powered by OpenStack Swift. Clay was part of the original development team at Rackspace that created Rackspace Files, which became the Swift project within OpenStack when it was made open source. Clay has continued to be active in the OpenStack community as a contributor to the Swift project.
Principal Engineer, Intel Corporation
Paul is a Principal Engineer and Software Development Lead working the Storage Group at Intel and is primarily focused on Cloud Storage Software. He has been working in storage-related technologies for most of his 20+ year career at Intel. Recently, Paul played a key role in the development of OpenStack Swift 2.0. Prior to joining Intel, Paul worked for GE Government Services supporting the Strategic Defense Initiative in the South Pacific... Read More →
Software Developer, Rackspace, Rackspace
Matthew is a software engineer working at Rackspace Australia, more specifically Rackspace Private Cloud where he primarily works on upstream Openstack. Based in Melbourne, he has been hacking on Swift for about a year. Matthew was the co-founder of the Kororaa Linux distribution which has given him careers in both Linux system administration and software development. During his time with Rackspace he has worked both as an Enterprise Linux... Read More →
Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat
Christian started working on Swift about two years ago and works as a Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat. Most of his Swift related work is related to supporting customers running Swift and working on automation, testing and development tools.
Software Engineer, NTT
Kota is a Software Engineer at Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT). NTT is one of the biggest telecommunication companies which provide cloud services in Japan. Kota has worked on OpenStack Swift for approximately 3 years. Recently, he has worked on global distributed cluster efficiency and the area of erasure code stuff in the Swift community.