Cisco Cloud Evangelist and Cohost of OSPod, Metacloud (now part of Cisco)
Niki Acosta is an OpenStack Evangelist who came to Cisco by way of the Metacloud Acquistion in late 2014. Her OpenStack journey began when she joined Rackspace in 2008, eventually becoming an OpenStack Evangelist for the Rackspace Cloud, and later, the Private Cloud business. As a frequent speaker, podcaster, and blogger, she has become a recognized name in the cloud industry both on cloud topics and as an outspoken advocate for women in... Read More →
Senior Director of Product, IBM (Formerly Bluebox), Blue Box
André Bearfield is currently the Senior Director of Product at Blue Box where he is responsible for the speed and direction of engineering efforts across Blue Box Cloud, foundational service integration and OpenStack. André is deeply passionate about the OpenStack Foundation and associated projects, which he believes have produced immense value and opportunity for customers and service providers worldwide.
Technical Solutions Director, SolidFire, SolidFire
Aaron Delp is the Director of Technology Solutions for SolidFIre specializing in the creation of OpenStack, CloudStack, and VMware based cloud solutions. | | Prior to SolidFire, Aaron was the Sr. Director of Technical Marketing for the Citrix Cloud Platforms Group where he led the generation and publishing of reference architectures, technical documentation, competitive intelligence, and field enablement content. In addition, Aaron led... Read More →
Product Management, EMC, EMC
Jim Haselmaier's expertise centers on the simplification of complex business situations. He has extensive Product Management, Business/Strategic Planning and cross-functional business management experience in a variety of hardware and software businesses. He has been involved with OpenStack since 2012. Jim is a Cloud / Cloud Native Application Solutions Manager at EMC.
Offering Manager, IBM Private Cloud and OpenStack Initiatives, IBM
I am an Offering Manager for OpenStack Initiatives at IBM Cloud and enthusiastic about technology. In my current role, I am focused on open-source and product strategy. I have been in the OpenStack community since 2013 and I am currently participating in the Product, Enterprise, Operator Tags, and AUC Recognition working groups along with Superuser.TV. I am a core member of the openstack-user-stories (product WG) and... Read More →