Abdi Hersi Sr. Linux Engineer Cox Automotive (Autotrader)
Abdi Hersi (Sr. Linux Engineer Cox Automotive (Autotrader))
Abdi Hersi, from Cox Automotive, is a Sr. Linux Systems Engineer focused on Information Technology process automation -- predominantly for Cox Auto's Big Data infrastructure. Mr. Hersi has over fifteen years of experience and a proven record in IT multi-platform systems support and design. He has in-depth knowledge and experience for IT infrastructure build and automation processes to deploy and manage using Red Hat platforms. At Cox Auto he has spent the last several years architecting successful new business solutions and solving complex technical issues by leveraging, adapting, and improving existing process and technologies in Cox Automotive's IT group. He values Open Source Software principles for value-added success and is a Red Hat Certified Professional.
Abhijit Dey Sr Dir, Development Veritas Pvt Ltd
Abhijit Dey (Sr Dir, Development Veritas Pvt Ltd)
Abhijit Dey is the director of engineering in storage and availability at Symantec. He leads the Linux platform train within the Storage Engineering team and is responsible for Linux deliverables in the storage category in Symantec. Abhijit works very closely with Red Hat’s Engineering and Product Management teams and is a key contributor to Red Hat and Symantec’s partner relationship. Abhijit has worked in the storage industry for more than 15 years and is a technologist at heart. His key focus areas are Cluster File System, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, OpenStack, and general Linux.
Andrew Block Principal Consultant Red Hat
Andrew Block (Principal Consultant Red Hat)
Andrew Block is a Principal Consultant with Red Hat Consulting. He specializes on delivering cloud based and integration solutions for customers along with emphasizing the importance of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery methodologies to develop and deploy software faster. Andrew is a contributor to a variety of open source projects and initiatives. He is a frequent blogger and has spoken at both large conferences and small-image-url community meetups.
Tue, 2nd May Room 254B
13:00 - 15:00 • How to build a containerized IoT solution on OpenShift
Thu, 4th May Room 254A
13:00 - 15:00 • Managing the life cycle of your OpenShift cluster from installation and beyond
Andrew Bonham Enterprise Architect Capital One
Andrew Bonham (Enterprise Architect Capital One)
Andy is currently an Enterprise Architect at Capital One with over 16 years of hands-on IT experience building real-time high transaction decisioning and workflow applications. His current focus areas are on application architectures including microservices, reactive architecture, case management & BPMS products, rules engines, and enterprise shared services. He holds an undergraduate and master's degree in Computer Science along with a concentration in Information Security. He has several industry certifications including AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate, CISSP and CSSLP.
Andrius Benokraitis Principal Product Manager Red Hat
Andrius Benokraitis (Principal Product Manager Red Hat)
Andrius Benokraitis is a Principal Product Manager for Networking at Ansible by Red Hat.
Anil Kumar Principal Product Manager Couchbase
Anil Kumar (Principal Product Manager Couchbase)
Anita Devadason Partner Solutions Architect Red Hat
Anita Devadason (Partner Solutions Architect Red Hat)
Annagreth Flierl Williams EMEA Manager, Strategic Customer Engagement Red Hat
Annagreth Flierl Williams (EMEA Manager, Strategic Customer Engagement Red Hat)
Annagreth joined Red Hat in 2008 and is a manager within the EMEA Customer Experience and Engagement group, driving development and implementation of regional success strategies. With a focus on strategic customer and partner engagement across all verticals and product lines, her European teams are responsible for building up strong technical and business partnerships that govern the engagement for providing expert guidance, stability and security to ensure confident deploying of enterprise solutions in business critical environments.
Anthony Kesterton Senior Solution Architect Red Hat
Anthony Kesterton (Senior Solution Architect Red Hat)
Anthony Kesterton is a Senior Solution Architect for Red Hat UK. He works as part of a global account team, looking after Barclays, HSBC and Royal Bank of Scotland. In a previous life, he was tinted Blue, but is feeling much better now. When not working at Red Hat, he spends time helping the Bloodhound Supersonic Car project (www.bloodhoundssc.com), a land speed record attempt, aiming for 1000 mph - yes, that is one thousand miles an hour. This project is being used to encourage young people to spark interest in STEM-related careers and topics. Anthony is an academic ambassador for the BloodhoundSSC project.
Aria Chernik Director of OSPRI Duke University
Aria Chernik (Director of OSPRI Duke University)
Aria Chernik, JD, PhD, is a Lecturing Fellow in the Social Science Research Institute at Duke University and Director of OSPRI (Open Source Pedagogy, Research + Innovation), which integrates open source principles and methodologies into modes of teaching and learning, communicating, and creating within and beyond educational institutions. Aria has over 15 years of experience teaching at the K-12, undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels. Her research focuses on the intersection of access to information, open learning, and education innovation, networked communication and democratic form, and open collaboration. She has presented and written extensively about open education. She is @ariachernik on Twitter.
Artur Glogowski Content Services Architect Red Hat
Artur Glogowski (Content Services Architect Red Hat)
Ashwin Karpe Enterprise Integration Practice Lead Red Hat
Ashwin Karpe (Enterprise Integration Practice Lead Red Hat)
Asmita Jagtap Senior Principal Software Engineer Veritas
Asmita Jagtap (Senior Principal Software Engineer Veritas)
Asmita is a passionate engineer at Veritas and has about 14 years of experience with Enterprise Storage & High Availability products and is currently working on HyperScale, which is Veritas’ upcoming storage offering for OpenStack. Her areas of interest include Storage, Distributed Systems, Clustering, Virtualization and Cloud.
Ben Breard Product Manager Red Hat
Ben Breard (Product Manager Red Hat)
Ben Breard is the Technology Product Manager for Linux Containers at Red Hat where he focuses on driving the container roadmap, RHEL Atomic Host, and evangelizing open source technology in his free time.
Ben England senior principal engineer Red Hat
Ben England (senior principal engineer Red Hat)
I have worked on distributed storage performance for over 2 decades, contributing to Ceph, Gluster, EMC Atmos, and IBRIX Fusion (now HP), and was a developer for a decade before that. More recently I have authored the "small-image-urlfile" benchmark and contributed to fio benchmark, and have built the largest Red-Hat-internal OpenStack-Ceph cluster.
Bill Gray RHEL Performance Team Engineer Red Hat
Bill Gray (RHEL Performance Team Engineer Red Hat)
Bill Gray is a bit-twiddling member of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Performance Engineering team. His focus areas include memory performance (e.g. NUMA), CPU and non-traditional / future computing performance issues.
Bill Helgeson Principle Domain Architect Red Hat
Bill Helgeson (Principle Domain Architect Red Hat)
Billy Holmes Sr Solutions Architect Red Hat
Billy Holmes (Sr Solutions Architect Red Hat)
Blair Bethwaite Senior HPC Consultant Monash University
Blair Bethwaite (Senior HPC Consultant Monash University)
Blair has worked in distributed computing at Monash University for ten years, in cloud computing with OpenStack and Ceph for half of that. Team lead, architect, admin, user, researcher and occasional hacker - Blair's unique perspective has helped guide the evolution of the research computing engine central to Monash's 21st Century Microscope.
Bob Callaway Technical Director, Partner Innovation Team Red Hat
Bob Callaway (Technical Director, Partner Innovation Team Red Hat)
Bob Kozdemba Domain Architect Red Hat
Bob Kozdemba (Domain Architect Red Hat)
Bob Kozdemba works for Red Hat as a Domain Architect who specializes in the OpenShift container platform. He has worked with Linux and open source technologies for a number of years with experience in software development, 3D graphics and high performance computing. Bob is a Red Hat Certified Architect and holds an MS in Information Technology and an MBA from the University of Maryland. In his spare time he enjoys studying jazz and blues and performs with the Austin Classical Guitar Ensemble.
Boleslaw Dawidowicz Engineering Manager Red Hat
Boleslaw Dawidowicz (Engineering Manager Red Hat)
Platform Architect and Engineering Manager at Red Hat. Since 2005 he has been involved in opensource. Enjoying working remotely and creating free software for a living. Platform Architect of JBoss Portal and Project Lead of GateIn till 2014. Co founder of PicketLink project. Currently managing security team at Red Hat Middleware - responsible for projects like KeyCloak. Representing Red Hat in JSR 351 oraz JSR 362 EGs. Formerly one of Warsaw JUG leaders. Co organizer of conferences - Javarsovia/Confitura 2008 and Warsjawa 2008, 2012 and 2013. Co founder of Warsaw JBoss User Group.
Boris Baryshnikov Principal Program Manager Microsoft
Boris Baryshnikov (Principal Program Manager Microsoft)
Boris Baryshnikov is a principal program manager in the Azure Compute team focusing on Linux/OSS on Azure. Previously, Boris worked in Database Systems Group focusing on features related to the next generation of Azure SQL Database platform. Before that, he was in SQL Server Engine Query Processor team working on features for efficient query performance troubleshooting and predictable query processing, including leading the SQL Server 2008 Resource Governor project.
Boris Kurktchiev Senior Solutions Engineer UNC
Boris Kurktchiev (Senior Solutions Engineer UNC)
Working to make a better, faster, stronger university IT
Brad Harrison Senior Managing Engineer TD Bank
Brad Harrison (Senior Managing Engineer TD Bank)
Brent Compton Director, Storage Solution Architectures Red Hat
Brent Compton (Director, Storage Solution Architectures Red Hat)
Bryan Grant Architect Spico Solutions
Bryan Grant (Architect Spico Solutions)
Bryan Grant has been working in Healthcare Integration for the past 15-yrs and has implemented solutions using a variety of products.
Bryan Kearney Director, Software Engineering Red Hat
Bryan Kearney (Director, Software Engineering Red Hat)
Tue, 2nd May Room 254A
10:15 - 12:15 • Hands on with Red Hat Satellite 6.3
Wed, 3rd May Room 254A
10:15 - 12:15 • Hands on with Red Hat Satellite 6.3 (replay #1)
Thu, 4th May Room 254A
10:15 - 12:15 • Hands on with Red Hat Satellite 6.3 (replay #2)
Carlos Costa Research Staff Member IBM
Carlos Costa (Research Staff Member IBM)
Carlos H. A. Costa is a Research Staff Member at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, where he is part of the System Software group within the Data-Centric Solutions (DCS) department. His work is mainly focused on system software, programming models and middleware for next-generation high-performance computing systems. Currently, he is leading efforts to bridge the gap between emerging paradigms for distributed computing, such as Cloud computing, and traditional HPC platforms. He has made contributions showing how analytics frameworks like Apache Spark can be optimized in an HPC platform, and how advanced features and HPC technology can be used to scale and accelerate workflows in the areas of machine learning and genomics.
Chad Darby Principal Solutions Architect Red Hat
Chad Darby (Principal Solutions Architect Red Hat)
Chad Ferman Compute Architect ExxonMobil
Chad Ferman (Compute Architect ExxonMobil)
Chad Ferman is the service Design Lead for ExxonMobil. He has over 20 years of IT experience starting with MVS and Unix and working through all of the different platforms since. He is a huge advocate and evangelist for Open source and the Dev/ops movement.
Chad Holmes Sr. Mobile Solution Architect Red Hat
Chad Holmes (Sr. Mobile Solution Architect Red Hat)
Chad Holmes leads the Red Hat Mobile Application Platform (RHMAP) Solution Architecture team which focuses on demonstrating how new mobile technologies and approaches can significantly improve adoption of enterprise mobility solutions. Increasingly, Chad also finds himself speaking with clients about how newer technologies such as Node.js and Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) will directly impact their IoT strategies in the future
Chris Jenkins Senior Architect Red Hat
Chris Jenkins (Senior Architect Red Hat)
See other bio submission, but leader of the Open Source Enablement Community of Practice in Red Hat
Christian Hernandez Sr Solution Architect Red Hat
Christian Hernandez (Sr Solution Architect Red Hat)
Sr Solutions Architect on the OpenShift Tiger Team. Experience with enterprise architecture, networking, and web development. Avid Soccer Fan.
Christoph Doerbeck Principle Solutions Architect Red Hat
Christoph Doerbeck (Principle Solutions Architect Red Hat)
Red Hat Principle Solutions Architect and Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA), Christoph Doerbeck worked for 18+ years as a UNIX IT sys-admin before joining Red Hat in 2006. Now having worked with some of Red Hat's largest North American commercial and financial accounts over the past 10 years, the cumulative experience is integrated into informative sessions related to deploying and supporting Red Hat solutions to meet enterprise demands and scale.
Tue, 2nd May Room 252A
15:30 - 17:30 • Hands on with the pros and the latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux capabilities
Wed, 3rd May Room 252A
15:30 - 17:30 • Hands on with the pros and the latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux capabilities (replay #1)
Thu, 4th May Room 252A
15:30 - 17:30 • Hands on with the pros and the latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux capabilities (replay #2)
Chuck Gilbert Technical Director and Chief Architect Penn State University - Institute for CyberScience
Chuck Gilbert (Technical Director and Chief Architect Penn State University - Institute for CyberScience)
Cian Clarke RHMAP Tiger Team Red Hat
Cian Clarke (RHMAP Tiger Team Red Hat)
To Be Filled by Cian
Claus Ibsen Senior Principal Software Engineer Red Hat
Claus Ibsen (Senior Principal Software Engineer Red Hat)
Clement Escoffier Principal Software Engineer Red Hat
Clement Escoffier (Principal Software Engineer Red Hat)
Who am I? That’s a good question. I am principal software engineer at Red Hat. But before that, I had several professional lives, from academic positions to management. Currently, I am working as a Vert.x core developer. I have been involved in projects and products touching many domains and technologies such as OSGi, mobile app development, continuous delivery, and DevOps. I am an active contributor to many open source projects such as Apache Felix, iPOJO, Wisdom Framework, and Eclipse Vert.x.
Conrad Hollomon QA Engineer SparkMeter
Conrad Hollomon (QA Engineer SparkMeter)
Conrad has over eight years in software quality assurance and testing. He is currently finishing an MBA at Boston University in technology, innovation strategy, and organizational behavior. Hailing from Virginia Beach, Virginia, Conrad is an Afghanistan war veteran and volunteers for a nonprofit called Operation Code, helping veterans and the military community learn software development.
Craig Klein Director, Healthcare Red Hat
Craig Klein (Director, Healthcare Red Hat)
Dale Bewley Tech Lead Pixar
Dale Bewley (Tech Lead Pixar)
Daniel Jeffries Senior Solutions Architect Red Hat
Daniel Jeffries (Senior Solutions Architect Red Hat)
I am an author, engineer and serial entrepreneur. My interest in AI goes back to the days when nobody was interested in it. Currently, I'm working on a deep learning book for mere mortals called Learning AI if You Suck at Math!
Davianne Duarte Solution Architect - Global HQ Intel Corporation
Davianne Duarte (Solution Architect - Global HQ Intel Corporation)
David Bush Senior Consultant Red Hat
David Bush (Senior Consultant Red Hat)
David Bush is a Senior Consultant for the Red Hat Business Automation Practice, and has deep experience in designing BPM solutions across industries in North America. He applies emerging technologies to the business automation practice, which enables process and rule discovery, self-learning human tasks, and self-optimizing rules and processes.
David Egts Chief Technologist Red Hat
David Egts (Chief Technologist Red Hat)
David Egts is the Chief Technologist of Red Hat's North America Public Sector organization. As the intersection between between public sector customers and Red Hat engineering and product management, his customer interactions and domain expertise blend customer needs with industry trends to help Red Hat define open source computing in the enterprise. He has achieved Red Hat's highest level of certification as a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA), and has received Red Hat's highest employee honor as a Red Hat Chairman's Award recipient.
David Ingham Director, Software Engineering Red Hat
David Ingham (Director, Software Engineering Red Hat)
Distributed systems specialist with twenty five years’ experience, encompassing academic research, startups and large corporations. Technical focus on reliable messaging and IoT middleware on a range of platforms. Currently engineering director with the Red Hat JBoss middleware team, responsible for messaging and IoT middleware.
Davide Gandino OTT and Cloud Processing & Delivery Manager Sky Television
Davide Gandino (OTT and Cloud Processing & Delivery Manager Sky Television)
DeLisa Alexander Executive Vice President & Chief People Officer Red Hat
DeLisa Alexander (Executive Vice President & Chief People Officer Red Hat)
Denis Gagne CEO & CTO Trisotech
Denis Gagne (CEO & CTO Trisotech)
Denis Golovin Principal Software Engineer Red Hat
Denis Golovin (Principal Software Engineer Red Hat)
Dirk Herrmann Product Owner RHCC Red Hat
Dirk Herrmann (Product Owner RHCC Red Hat)
Using Linux since 1999, Dirk Herrmann has joined Red Hat in 2008 coming with a strong IT Governance & Open Source background. After working in various consulting, presales and sales roles he joined Red Hat's Systems Design & Engineering group in 2014. Since 2016 he runs the Red Hat Container Catalog and multiple surrounding initiatives focusing on end2end use cases and customer user experience.
Donna DeCapite Principal Staff Scientist SAS Institute Inc.
Donna DeCapite (Principal Staff Scientist SAS Institute Inc.)
Donna DeCapite is a Principal Staff Scientist at SAS focusing on emerging technologies.
Duncan Doyle Technical Marketing Manager Red Hat
Duncan Doyle (Technical Marketing Manager Red Hat)
Dustin Black Senior Architect, Software-Defined Storage Red Hat
Dustin Black (Senior Architect, Software-Defined Storage Red Hat)
Dwayne Bradley Technology Development Manager Duke Energy
Dwayne Bradley (Technology Development Manager Duke Energy)
Eddie Chen Senior Solutions Architect Red Hat
Eddie Chen (Senior Solutions Architect Red Hat)
Red Hat Solutions Architect
Tue, 2nd May Room 252A
15:30 - 17:30 • Hands on with the pros and the latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux capabilities
Wed, 3rd May Room 252A
15:30 - 17:30 • Hands on with the pros and the latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux capabilities (replay #1)
Thu, 4th May Room 252A
15:30 - 17:30 • Hands on with the pros and the latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux capabilities (replay #2)
Emily Brand Territory Services Manager Red Hat
Emily Brand (Territory Services Manager Red Hat)
Emily Brand is a Territory Services Manager based in NYC. Her successful project sales and delivery range from OpenStack to Storage to Middleware Application Development. As one of the co-founders of JBoss Windup, her technology background specializes in JBoss middleware migrations. She is the Integration Community of Practice Manager at Red Hat and holds a masters and undergraduate degree in Computer Science.
Gabriel Bechara Principal Solution Architect Red Hat
Gabriel Bechara (Principal Solution Architect Red Hat)
Gabriel Bechara is a principal solutions architect at Red Hat. Gabriel is a veteran in Middleware, technology enthusiast, motivated by innovation and the relation of those innovations with our day to day life. Gabriel has served as an architect and advisor on large projects, providing practical experience and feedback on concepts that can provide a foundation for building new information systems. His interests include methodologies for defining software and enterprise architectures, with a strong focus on DevOps and innovative software architectures sustained by a PaaS.
Geoffrey De Smet Senior Software Engineer / OptaPlanner lead Red Hat
Geoffrey De Smet (Senior Software Engineer / OptaPlanner lead Red Hat)
Founder and lead of OptaPlanner and BRMS Business Resource Planner.
George Batchvarov Solution Architect NCI Inc
George Batchvarov (Solution Architect NCI Inc)
George Batchvarov is a solution architect and senior director at NCI Inc. He has been working on development, design and architecture of high frequency transactional and Big Data analytical systems for multiple federal government agencies and companies like FINRA, Fannie Mae, AOL, MCI Worldcom and Siemens AG.
Gonri Le Bouder Senior Software Engineer Red Hat
Gonri Le Bouder (Senior Software Engineer Red Hat)
I'm a Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat who works in the OpenStack team. My work involves development and software automation.
Gordon Haff Technology Evangelist Red Hat
Gordon Haff (Technology Evangelist Red Hat)
Gordon is a technology evangelist in Red Hat’s Cloud Product Strategy group where he helps define the overall strategy for how all of Red Hat's products and technologies come together as a cohesive portfolio for open hybrid clouds. He is a frequent and highly acclaimed speaker at customer and industry events and is the author of books along with numerous other publications. Prior to Red Hat, as an industry analyst, Gordon wrote hundreds of research notes, was frequently quoted in the press on a wide range of IT topics, and advised clients on product and marketing strategies. Earlier in his career, he was responsible for bringing a wide range of computer systems, from minicomputers to large UNIX servers, to market while at Data General.
Gordon Keegan Sr. Solution Architect Red Hat
Gordon Keegan (Sr. Solution Architect Red Hat)
Graeme Colman Principal Solution Architect Red Hat
Graeme Colman (Principal Solution Architect Red Hat)
Greg DeKoenigsberg Director, Ansible Community Red Hat
Greg DeKoenigsberg (Director, Ansible Community Red Hat)
Greg DeKoenigsberg is VP of Community at Ansible.
Gregory Charot Senior Field Product Manager - OpenStack Red Hat
Gregory Charot (Senior Field Product Manager - OpenStack Red Hat)
Gregory Charot currently serves as a OpenStack Senior Field Product Manager for Red Hat. OpenSource passionate, he worked as a production engineer then architect for about 8 years before joining Red Hat and dedicate its time to OpenStack; first as an Architect then as part of the OpenStack Product Team. As Field Product Manager, he represents the BU on the field, his main missions are to enable, help, advice and update Red Hat internal team as well as our customers all over Europe.
Guil Barros Sr. Pr. Product Manager, OpenStack Red Hat
Guil Barros (Sr. Pr. Product Manager, OpenStack Red Hat)
Guil Barros, is a Sr. Principal Product Manager at Red Hat in the RHEL OpenStack Platform group. His focus is on working with partners to create interesting solutions to customer problems. Guil has a passion for finding the sweet spot that ties existing technologies together into truly useful implementations. In his career, this has spanned all the way from understanding how to best interact with users, to architecting support strategy, to bringing partners to innovate together.
Hiram Chirino FL Red Hat
Hiram Chirino (FL Red Hat)
Hiram Chirino is one of the founders of the Apache ActiveMQ, Camel and ServiceMix projects. He's also created a number of of other supporting Open Source projects. He is an Apache Software Foundation member is the Fuse Platform Architect at Red Hat. He has been developing Open Source based messaging and integration products for the last 14 years.
Hong Hua Chin Principal Solutions Architect Red Hat
Hong Hua Chin (Principal Solutions Architect Red Hat)
Howie How Project Manager - OpenStack Solution Architecture Team Red Hat
Howie How (Project Manager - OpenStack Solution Architecture Team Red Hat)
Ilker Cebeli Senior Director of Product Planning Samsung
Ilker Cebeli (Senior Director of Product Planning Samsung)
Ilker Cebeli is a Senior Director of Product Planning at Samsung. He is responsible for leading and directing the emerging memory, SSD, and all-flash-array related storage solutions and technologies. He has spent over 25 years in enterprise computing, storage and networking working in various roles as a strategist, engineering management, and technologist. Prior to joining to Samsung, Ilker worked at Micron, and was leading and directing emerging memory projects in memory division. Ilker also spent 15 years at Intel and he was responsible for Intel's Xeon™ product planning and server platform architecture definition. He led the strategies and product planning for several Intel Xeon™ CPUs, chipsets, and server initiatives; including Intel’s first Core™ architecture based Xeon™ “Woodcrest”, Intel® first micro server SOC "Avoton", Sandy Bridge Xeon™ CPU and Romley platform, Intel’s first integrated memory controller Xeon ™ CPU “Nehalem”, and Intel DDR server chipset, blades, rack server form factor initiatives. He holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, and a BSEE from Istanbul Technical University.
Itamar Heim Senior Director, Software Engineering Red Hat
Itamar Heim (Senior Director, Software Engineering Red Hat)
Itamar Heim is a Senior Director of engineering for Container, Virtualization and System Management. Itamar leads the community and product engineering teams comprising Satellite, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and Container Management groups. Prior to this Role Itamar worked on architecture and technology as a Consulting Software Engineer in Red Hat, and as Chief Architect in Qumranet. Itamar has over 20 years of experience in managing development and integration of complex enterprise-grade software systems, specializing in management of networking, security and virtualization. Itamar holds an MBA and a bachelor degree in computer science.
J. Glisse Linux Kernel Engineer Red Hat
J. Glisse (Linux Kernel Engineer Red Hat)
Please ask Jerome for this Bio section, as well as his actual job title. thanks, --jhubbard
James Falkner JBoss Technology Evangelist Red Hat
James Falkner (JBoss Technology Evangelist Red Hat)
Wed, 3rd May Room 254A
15:30 - 17:30 • Learn hands-on how to modernize legacy applications
Thu, 4th May Room 104C
11:30 - 12:15 • Integration in a microservices architecture on OpenShift with Red Hat JBoss Fuse
James Kirkland Chief Architect, IoT Red Hat
James Kirkland (Chief Architect, IoT Red Hat)
James Labocki Senior Manager, Product Marketing Red Hat
James Labocki (Senior Manager, Product Marketing Red Hat)
Jamie Duncan Cloud Architect Red Hat
Jamie Duncan (Cloud Architect Red Hat)
Jared King Cloud Operations Engineer Cisco
Jared King (Cloud Operations Engineer Cisco)
We have been building Cisco's Cloud for 2.5 years. We currently have over 100k cores and are continuing to grow. I am a founding member of the Cloud Operations Engineering Team. We use Red Hat OSP and Ceph for our storage.
Jason DeTiberus Principal Software Engineer Red Hat
Jason DeTiberus (Principal Software Engineer Red Hat)
Senior Developer for OpenShift
Jason Dudash Specialist Solution Architect Red Hat
Jason Dudash (Specialist Solution Architect Red Hat)
Jason is a Specialist Application Architect at Red Hat where he help customers understand and adopt emerging technology. Prior to joining Red Hat, he has been a part of many successful software-centric programs and projects. These projects run the gamut, from unmanned air vehicle command and control to games for your XBox and mobile phones. He has a B.S. in Computer Engineering and a M.S. in Computer Science, both from Virginia Tech.
Jason Hibbets Opensource.com Community Manager Red Hat
Jason Hibbets (Opensource.com Community Manager Red Hat)
Jason Hibbets is a senior community evangelist in Corporate Marketing at Red Hat where he is a community manager for Opensource.com. He has been with Red Hat since 2003 and is the author of The foundation for an open source city. Prior roles include senior marketing specialist, project manager, Red Hat Knowledgebase maintainer, and support engineer. Follow him on Twitter: @jhibbets.
Jennifer Krieger Chief Agile Architect Red Hat
Jennifer Krieger (Chief Agile Architect Red Hat)
Jen Krieger is Chief Agile Architect at Red Hat. Most of her 20+ year career has been in software development representing many roles throughout the waterfall and agile lifecycles. At Red Hat, she lead a department-wide DevOps movement focusing on CI/CD best practices. Most recently, she worked with with the Project Atomic & OpenShift teams. Now Jen is guiding teams across the company into agility in a way that respects and supports Red Hat's commitment to Open Source.
Tue, 2nd May Room 156C
11:30 - 12:15 • Transparent, participative, inclusive: The open decision framework
Thu, 4th May Room 155
10:15 - 11:00 • Agile software development--the Red Hat way
Thu, 4th May Room 151A
16:30 - 17:15 • The art of blameless retrospectives
Jeno Bratts Systems Programmer Specialist East Carolina University, ITCS
Jeno Bratts (Systems Programmer Specialist East Carolina University, ITCS)
Jens Eckert Project Lead Platform as a Service BMW AG
Jens Eckert (Project Lead Platform as a Service BMW AG)
Jens Eckert leads the Platform-as-a-Service project at BMW. Before his time at BMW, Jens worked as a consultant for Systems Integration and IT-Strategy for clients in the telecommunication and media industry. Jens holds a dregree in business and computer science from the University of Münster and an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Jeremy Eder Senior Principal Software Engineer Red Hat
Jeremy Eder (Senior Principal Software Engineer Red Hat)
Joe Fernandes Senior Director, Product Management Red Hat
Joe Fernandes (Senior Director, Product Management Red Hat)
Joe Fernandes is the Director of Product Management for Red Hat's OpenShift Platform as a Service. Prior to joining Red Hat, Joe was the Director of Product Management for Application Quality Management solutions at Oracle and served as the Director of Product Management and Marketing for Empirix's Web business unit prior to its acquisition by Oracle. Joe has spent the past 15 years helping customers build, test, and manage enterprise applications. He holds a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Boston College.
John Archer Senior Energy AppDev Solutions Architect Red Hat
John Archer (Senior Energy AppDev Solutions Architect Red Hat)
Senior Energy AppDev Solution Architect at Red Hat focused on Big Data, IIoT, Mobile and Cloud solutions for Oil and Gas and the Utilities segments
John Clingan Senior Principal Product Manager Red Hat
John Clingan (Senior Principal Product Manager Red Hat)
John Doyle Senior Principal Product Manager Red Hat
John Doyle (Senior Principal Product Manager Red Hat)
John Doyle, Red Hat senior principal product manager, works in the Application Platforms group. He has more than 15 years of experience in the industry in both engineering and product management. John has been a product manager for JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, JBoss Web Server, and JBoss Operations Network.
John Eckstein Senior Architect StackLeader
John Eckstein (Senior Architect StackLeader)
John Frizelle Platform Architect - Red Hat Mobile Red Hat
John Frizelle (Platform Architect - Red Hat Mobile Red Hat)
John Fulton Senior Software Engineer Red Hat
John Fulton (Senior Software Engineer Red Hat)
John Fulton works for Systems Engineering at Red Hat and is a member of the OpenStack and Ceph integration team. He has spent the past year focussed on hyper converged OpenStack/Ceph deployment, i.e. running Nova Compute and Ceph OSD services on the same servers, and has contributed upstream to TripleO. Prior to joining Systems Engineering, John worked with customers in the highly competitive Financial Services Industry as a technical resource to build private clouds based on OpenStack. He blogs at johnlikesopenstack.com.
John Hubbard Principal Software Engineer NVIDIA
John Hubbard (Principal Software Engineer NVIDIA)
Linux kernel driver engineer for NVIDIA since 2007. Various systems software programming jobs before that, since 1996. Eight years as an Unrestricted Line Officer in the U.S. Navy's submarine force, including 2 years as a certified Naval instructor (Pearl Harbor, Hawaii), finishing up as the Combat Systems Officer ("Weps") of the USS Bluefish (SSN 675). BSEE from Utah State University, 1987. VLSI certificate from UCSC (2015).
Jon Benedict Tech Evangelist Red Hat
Jon Benedict (Tech Evangelist Red Hat)
Jon Benedict is a Tech Evangelist for Red Hat Virtualization and is based out of Raleigh, North Carolina. He has been involved in technology in since 1997, providing consulting, integration, and pre-sales services. In 2011, Jon combined his love of virtualization, storage, and writing into what has become a very popular technology blog - http://CaptainKVM.com. He has been published in numerous industry online magazines, whitepapers, tech interviews. Jon is a veteran speaker numerous trade shows including Red Hat Summit, KVM Forum, oVirt Workshop, and OpenStack Summit. When not working he enjoys time his family and writing, playing, and recording music.
Jon Bersuder Automation Architect
Jon Jozwiak Senior Cloud Solutions Architect Red Hat
Jon Jozwiak (Senior Cloud Solutions Architect Red Hat)
To be completed
Jonathan Gershater Senior PMM Red Hat
Jonathan Gershater (Senior PMM Red Hat)
Jonathan Gershater has lived and worked in Silicon-image-url Valley since 1996. At Red Hat, he specializes in competitive marketing for cloud computing and NFV. Prior to joining Red Hat, Jonathan worked at 3Com, Entrust (by acquisition), Sun Microsystems and Trend Micro.
Tue, 2nd May Room 157B
15:30 - 16:15 • Private or public cloud: How you can have your cake and eat it too with Red Hat
Wed, 3rd May Room 101
11:30 - 12:15 • Observability and automation lightning talks
Thu, 4th May Room 101
11:30 - 12:15 • OpenStack lightning talks
Josh Berkus Project Atomic Community lead Red Hat
Josh Berkus (Project Atomic Community lead Red Hat)
Josh Berkus works within Red Hat OSAS to organize, promote and support the communities around container technologies used by the Red Hat container stack. This includes Atomic Host, Atomic developer tools, Docker, Kubernetes, and the CNCF. He is also well-known as a former Core Team member of the PostgreSQL Project.
Josh Bryant Solutions Architect Thyssenkrupp Elevator
Josh Bryant (Solutions Architect Thyssenkrupp Elevator)
Joyson Jacob Enterprise Architect HM Health Solutions
Joyson Jacob (Enterprise Architect HM Health Solutions)
Justin Goldsmith Consulting Architect Red Hat
Justin Goldsmith (Consulting Architect Red Hat)
Justin Holmes App Dev Architect Red Hat
Justin Holmes (App Dev Architect Red Hat)
Justin Holmes is a Paas & DevOps Architect for the Open Innovation Lab, where he helps accelerate the delivery of our customer’s innovative ideas the Red Hat Way. Justin has a deep background in Agile application development techniques, including Behavior Driven Development, Continuous Delivery and Impact Mapping. Before joining the Innovation Lab, Justin lead Red Hat's North American Business Automation practice, delivering rules & process driven solutions for customers in Finance, Health Care & Telco.
Karina Homme Principal Program Manager Microsoft
Karina Homme (Principal Program Manager Microsoft)
Keith Babo Product Manager Red Hat
Keith Babo (Product Manager Red Hat)
Keith Babo is a product manager for JBoss Fuse and 3scale API Management at Red Hat. Prior to joining product management, Keith was a core developer in the JBoss division of Red Hat, where he founded and served as project lead for the open source project SwitchYard.
Keith Basil Principal Product Manager Red Hat
Keith Basil (Principal Product Manager Red Hat)
Ken Finnigan Red Hat
Ken Finnigan ( Red Hat)
Kevin Jones Cloud Domain Architect Red Hat
Kevin Jones (Cloud Domain Architect Red Hat)
Kevin Jones is a Cloud Architect for Red Hat. His mission is to bring OpenStack into public service for Government, Research, and Educational entities. Kevin spends his time working with customers to define use cases around cloud and devops. Kevin has significant experience working with research and scientific computing entities to determine best fit for OpenStack and other technologies. Kevin comes to Red Hat from NASA Langley Research Center where he was the Chief Technologist for IT. In his role at NASA, he helped evangelize the use of hybrid cloud computing. Kevin came up in his career as a developer first and via curiosity, migrated to a holistic approach focused on utilizing technology to deliver business results.
Kyle Bader Sr. Solution Architect Red Hat
Kyle Bader (Sr. Solution Architect Red Hat)
Kyle Bader is a Senior Solution Architect working in the Storage Solutions Team at Red Hat, lending his design and operational skills with Ceph to help develop tested solutions that ensure repeatable success when deploying distributed, fault-tolerent, multi-petabyte storage systems. Prior to Red Hat, Kyle had architectural roles at both Inktank and DreamHost. Kyle was part of the team that brought the first production Ceph clusters to the world, supporting DreamHost's DreamObjects and DreamCompute services.
Tue, 2nd May Room 154
11:30 - 12:15 • Deterministic storage performance: 'The AWS way' for capacity-based QoS with OpenStack and Ceph
Wed, 3rd May Room 252A
10:15 - 12:15 • The Ceph power show: Hands on with Ceph
Lan Chen Territory Service Manager Red Hat
Lan Chen (Territory Service Manager Red Hat)
Laurent Domb Principal Cloud Solutions Architect Red Hat
Laurent Domb (Principal Cloud Solutions Architect Red Hat)
Laurent Domb is a Principal Cloud Solutions Architect working for Red Hat with over 20 years of industry experience. He is a Red Hat Certified Architect Level VI, a puppet certified professional 2013/2014 and ITILv2 certified. Next to his technical certifications he also holds an eMBA degree in general management as well as a BSc in applied computer sciences.
Leonard Arul Principal Systems Engineer Walt Disney Studios
Leonard Arul (Principal Systems Engineer Walt Disney Studios)
Linda Knippers Distinguished Technologist Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Linda Knippers (Distinguished Technologist Hewlett Packard Enterprise)
Loic Avenel Senior Product Manager Red Hat
Loic Avenel (Senior Product Manager Red Hat)
Lucy Kerner Principal Technical Product Marketing Manager - Security Red Hat
Lucy Kerner (Principal Technical Product Marketing Manager - Security Red Hat)
Lucy Huh Kerner is currently a Principal Technical Product Marketing Manager for Security at Red Hat. Prior to this role, she was a Senior Cloud Solutions Architect at Red Hat. Lucy has over 13 years of professional experience as both a software and hardware development engineer and a pre-sales solutions architect. Prior to joining Red Hat, she worked at IBM as both a Mainframe microprocessor design engineer and a pre-sales solutions architect for IBM x86 servers. She has also interned at Apple, Cadence, Lockheed Martin, and MITRE, where she worked on both software and hardware development. Lucy graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a M.S and B.S in Electrical and Computer Engineering. She also graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Minor in Spanish.
Wed, 3rd May Room 101
10:15 - 11:00 • Integration lightning talks
Wed, 3rd May Room 101
15:30 - 16:15 • Infrastructure security lightning talks
Thu, 4th May Room 157C
10:15 - 11:00 • Automating security compliance for physical, virtual, cloud, and container environments with Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Satellite, and Ansible Tower by Red Hat
Thu, 4th May Room 252B
15:30 - 17:30 • Proactive security compliance automation with CloudForms, Satellite, OpenSCAP, Insights, and Ansible Tower
Madou Coulibaly Specialized Solutions Architect Red Hat
Madou Coulibaly (Specialized Solutions Architect Red Hat)
Madou is a Red Hat EMEA Specialist Solution Architect with a strong focus on Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization and Red Hat JBoss Data Grid. He is responsible for providing expertise and knowledge about these products to prospective customers.
Maggie Hu Sr. Middleware Specialist Solution Architect Red Hat
Maggie Hu (Sr. Middleware Specialist Solution Architect Red Hat)
Tue, 2nd May Room 157B
16:30 - 17:15 • Customize and secure your enterprise mobile Salesforce integrations like Red Hat
Wed, 3rd May Room 102B
10:15 - 11:00 • Building secure IoT solutions with Red Hat Mobile Application Platform, Red Hat 3Scale API Management Platform, Red Hat JBoss Fuse and BRMS, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Wed, 3rd May Room 156AB
11:30 - 12:15 • Changing the game: Learn how you can build diversity and personal success in tech
Thu, 4th May Room 153C
16:30 - 17:15 • Mobilizing and securing Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite and BRMS
Malcolm Herbert Director, Consulting Red Hat
Malcolm Herbert (Director, Consulting Red Hat)
Malcolm has spent 16 years at Red Hat, primarily in Consulting, bringing open source technology and culture to an enterprise organisations. Extensive experience on the use and development of open source principals within the enterprise.
Manfred Bortenschlager API guy Red Hat
Manfred Bortenschlager (API guy Red Hat)
Manfred Bortenschlager is the director of API Market Development at 3scale by Red Hat. He leads business development for API management and educates markets about the value of application programming interfaces. Manfred's activities include establishing and managing strategic partnerships, writing and presenting API thought leadership content, and API strategy consulting. He holds a PhD in Computer Science (Mobile Computing) and an MBA.
Marc Boorshtein CTO Tremolo Security, Inc.
Marc Boorshtein (CTO Tremolo Security, Inc.)
Marc has nearly fifteen years of identity and access management experience as a software engineer, product developer and consultant. Marc is experienced building, deploying and managing identity systems from all major vendors across numerous industries as well as working with security teams to analyze compliance and remediate issues. Marc has previously spoken at Google DevFest 2016, The Information Security Systems Association conference and given multiple briefings on identity management for OpenShift Commons.
Marc Curry Principal Product Manager, OpenShift Red Hat
Marc Curry (Principal Product Manager, OpenShift Red Hat)
Principal Product Manager - Container Infrastructure for Openshift
Marco Carrer CTO Eurotech
Marco Carrer (CTO Eurotech)
Marco Carrer is CTO of EUROTECH where he is leading the company towards the enablement of Internet of Things solutions and applications. Marco began his career as an engineer at Sony and later joined Oracle in the Server Technologies group where, over the span of 13-year career, he was directly responsible for the design and development of several innovative Oracle products in the areas of Web Services and Enterprise Collaboration. Throughout his career, Marco loved collaborating on open source projects and is currently project lead for Eclipse Kura and Kapua. Marco Carrer holds a Laurea in Electronic Engineering from University of Padova and a Master in Computer Science from Cornell University. He is a certified SCRUM Master and has been awarded ten US patents.
Marek Jelen Developer Advocate Red Hat
Marek Jelen (Developer Advocate Red Hat)
Marek currently works as a Developer Advocate at Red Hat, where his task is to introduce Containers, Kubernetes, OpenShift and other cool technologies to engineers, architects, etc. Before joining Red Hat Marek worked as a Ruby, PHP and Java engineer and consultant. He is one of the founders of the Brno Ruby User Group (BRUG) and is a long-time advocate of FOSS.
Margaret Dawson Global Product Marketing Red Hat
Margaret Dawson (Global Product Marketing Red Hat)
Margaret Dawson, Red Hat global product marketing, is an author and speaker on cloud computing, big data, open source, women in tech, and the intersection of business and technology. She has led programs and teams at several startups—such as Aventail and Hubspan—and Fortune 500 companies, including Amazon, Microsoft, and HP. She is a former vice president of product marketing and cloud evangelist for HP Helion, the cloud division of Hewlett-Packard. Her passions include agile methodologies, mentoring and coaching, and helping companies use technology to increase success.
Mario Fusco Senior Software Engineer Red Hat
Mario Fusco (Senior Software Engineer Red Hat)
Mario is a Java Champion and Drools extraordinaire.
Martin Buhr Product Manager Google Cloud Platform
Martin Buhr (Product Manager Google Cloud Platform)
Martin is a cloud computing veteran, having been involved first in the rise of Amazon Web Services (2006 - 2010), an most recently at Google Cloud Platform (2011 - present). He has held a variety of roles including product management, sales management, business development, and strategy. He has also worked at Microsoft and Ericcson, as well as several startups.
Mary Cochran Middleware Consultant Red Hat
Mary Cochran (Middleware Consultant Red Hat)
Mary Cochran is part of the Red Hat NA Enterprise Integration Practice as a Middleware Consultant. She has worked with a wide variety of technologies and developed the whole stack on enterprise applications. She is an Apache Camel contributor and also has an integration blog. In addition, writes posts for Red Hat’s developers blog.
Matteo Casalino Software Development Engineer Amadeus
Matteo Casalino (Software Development Engineer Amadeus)
Software development engineer in the middleware team responsible of the Business Rules frameworks at Amadeus
Matthias Krohnen Manager IT, Lead Innovation Lab Miles & More GmbH
Matthias Krohnen (Manager IT, Lead Innovation Lab Miles & More GmbH)
Manager IT, Lead Innovation Lab with many years of experience in IT consulting, IT projectlead, Microservices and API gateway.
Matyas Danter Architect Red Hat
Matyas Danter (Architect Red Hat)
Mauricio Leal LATAM Developer Experience Expert Red Hat
Mauricio Leal (LATAM Developer Experience Expert Red Hat)
Mauricio Leal (aka Maltron) is currently a SME (Subject Matter Expert) for Developer Experience in Latin America and it holds more than 15 years of experience in Open Source technologies, High Availability environments and Mobile technologies software. Prior to Red Hat, he was deeply engaged with Open Source server softwares in Latin American Media Companies, Telco's and in the Financial Sector working for several big players in the region. Maltron already worked in several other markets and engaged high technical projects in Germany, France and Ireland and looks for ways to promote open source software whenever he goes.
Maxim Burgerhout Senior Solution Architect Red Hat
Maxim Burgerhout (Senior Solution Architect Red Hat)
Mechiel Aalbers Senior Solution Architect Schiphol Group
Mechiel Aalbers (Senior Solution Architect Schiphol Group)
Michael Adam Manager, Software Engineering Red Hat
Michael Adam (Manager, Software Engineering Red Hat)
Michael Cirioli Solutions Architect Red Hat
Michael Cirioli (Solutions Architect Red Hat)
During his 5 years at Red Hat, Mike has worked closely with the product developers to deploy Red Hat solutions in-house. Following his success in helping redefine Identity Management within IT, Mike has most recently been working to transform IT's approach to process management with the implementation of JBoss BPM Suite.
Michael Dahlgren Sr. Cloud Solution Architect Red Hat
Michael Dahlgren (Sr. Cloud Solution Architect Red Hat)
Tue, 2nd May Room 157C
16:30 - 17:15 • Button push deployments with integrated Red Hat Management
Wed, 3rd May Room 251
15:30 - 17:30 • Hands-on introduction to Red Hat CloudForms
Thu, 4th May Room 157B
10:15 - 11:00 • Changing the way we do IT at Best Buy: Using Ansible by Red Hat for automation
Michael Fiedler Principal Software Engineer Red Hat
Michael Fiedler (Principal Software Engineer Red Hat)
Michelle Davis Sr. Solution Architect Red Hat
Michelle Davis (Sr. Solution Architect Red Hat)
Michelle Kelo Enterprise Architect Capital One
Michelle Kelo (Enterprise Architect Capital One)
Michelle is an Enterprise Architect at Capital One. She has a lot of in-depth experience architecting, building and maintaining Case Management applications.
Mike Amburn Dixon Sr Principal Product Manager, Integrated Solutions Red Hat
Mike Amburn Dixon (Sr Principal Product Manager, Integrated Solutions Red Hat)
As a product manager with a background in cognitive science, Mike Amburn has been developing customer-focused products for over twenty years. Shortly after joining Red Hat ten years ago, Mike served as the founding architect for what would become the award-winning Red Hat Customer Portal. In his current role within the Integrated Solutions Business Unit, Mike leads the effort to coordinate and visualize the complex challenge of integration and interoperability across Red Hat products and partner solutions for open hybrid and private clouds and convert that insight into actionable intelligence for both customers and Red Hat associates.
Mike Barrett OpenShift Product Manager Red Hat
Mike Barrett (OpenShift Product Manager Red Hat)
Mike Barrett, OpenShift by Red Hat product manager, specializes in accelerating application platforms through the use of operating system and hardware technologies. He is a 20-year veteran of datacenter architecture. Mike previously worked in both services and product management at Sun Microsystems and Oracle.
Mike Bursell Chief Security Architect Red Hat
Mike Bursell (Chief Security Architect Red Hat)
Wed, 3rd May Room 157B
11:30 - 12:15 • Stepping off a cliff: Common sense approaches to cloud security
Thu, 4th May Room 155
15:30 - 16:15 • Perfect Security: A dangerous myth? System security for open source
Mike Holp Application Platform Sales Specialist Red Hat
Mike Holp (Application Platform Sales Specialist Red Hat)
Miroslav Grepl Associate Manager Red Hat
Miroslav Grepl (Associate Manager Red Hat)
Miska Kaipiainen CEO and founder Kontena
Miska Kaipiainen (CEO and founder Kontena)
Miska Kaipiainen is the CEO and founder of Kontena, the creator of the Kontena open source, developer-friendly container platform that was recognized by Black Duck as one of the Top 10 Open Source Rookies of the Year 2015. A serial entrepreneur and business developer, he has extensive experience in managing high-tech businesses in both the hardware and software sectors. Twitter: @miskakai
Moran Goldboim Sr Product Manager Red Hat
Moran Goldboim (Sr Product Manager Red Hat)
Moran Goldboim is a Senior Product Manager for Red Hat Virtualization and is based out of the Tel Aviv office.
Mukesh Bafna Sr. Princ. Software Engineer Veritas
Mukesh Bafna (Sr. Princ. Software Engineer Veritas)
Working on Container and Openstack at Veritas Technologies
Myriam Fentanes Channels Solution Architect East Region Red Hat
Myriam Fentanes (Channels Solution Architect East Region Red Hat)
Red Hat Channels Solution Architect East Region
Nano Gough Senior Principal Product Manager Red Hat
Nano Gough (Senior Principal Product Manager Red Hat)
Natalie Gregory Vice President Carahsoft
Natalie Gregory (Vice President Carahsoft)
Nathan Kinder Senior Manager, Software Engineering Red Hat
Nathan Kinder (Senior Manager, Software Engineering Red Hat)
Nenad Bogojevic Software Architecture Expert Amadeus SAS
Nenad Bogojevic (Software Architecture Expert Amadeus SAS)
Nenad Bogojevic, web architecture expert at Amadeus, has 20+ years of experience in software development. He has worked on e-commerce applications, natural language processing tools, and high-performance network middleware. In his job, Nenad is an architect who codes, a technical lead, and an evangelist for application platforms, online and web technologies. Currently, he is driving a transition of a large online system and building new container based platform for new services. In his spare time he travels, manages small-image-url home clusters or builds and programs robots with his daughters.
Nick Barcet Senior Director Product Management - OpenStack Red Hat
Nick Barcet (Senior Director Product Management - OpenStack Red Hat)
Nick is Senior Director of Product Management for OpenStack at Red Hat. Nick joined Red Hat in June 2014, as part of the acquisition of eNovance, where he was VP of Products. Prior to that role, Nick was Ubuntu Server and Cloud Product manager at Canonical, where he participated in the definition and success of Ubuntu as a platform above and under the cloud. Nick joined the OpenStack project since its first summit and has been working in various roles in the OpenSource space since early 2000.
Oliver Horn Senior Solutions Architect Alliances Red Hat
Oliver Horn (Senior Solutions Architect Alliances Red Hat)
Patricia Bogoevici Sr. IT Manager for DevOps & Agile Red Hat
Patricia Bogoevici (Sr. IT Manager for DevOps & Agile Red Hat)
Phil Avery Sr Unix Engineer BJ's Wholesale Club
Phil Avery (Sr Unix Engineer BJ's Wholesale Club)
Phil Griffiths Senior Solutions Architect Red Hat
Phil Griffiths (Senior Solutions Architect Red Hat)
I've been a UK based Redhatter for about 2 years. Prior to this, I've worked in IT most of my career in customer facing and project focussed delivery situations. I love coming up with ideas and creating solutions for people. In my spare time, my passion is cycling and the great outdoors!
Philip Hayes Architect, Mobile Practice Red Hat
Philip Hayes (Architect, Mobile Practice Red Hat)
Philip was part of Feedhenry prior to the acquisition by Red Hat in Oct 2014. Philip has been working on Enterprise Mobile development projects for 5 years. Since relocated to the US in Feb 2016, Philip has been senior member of the Red Hat Mobile Practice.
Pim Gaemers Integration Specialist Rubix
Pim Gaemers (Integration Specialist Rubix)
Pim is a result driven system integration specialist. He has extensive knowledge in the areas of SOA, Microservices, API Management, EAI and BPM. And knows how to combine these concepts with real world experience. Pim is able to advice customers and help them implement complex integration scenarios to realize customer business goals. From requirements analysis and architecture up until the technical realization and maintenance. From a technical perspective Pim is very experienced in both the Red Hat JBoss and the TIBCO product stacks. The combination of integration as specialty, the experience with multiple product stacks as well as his practical approach make Pim a very in demand team member with customers.
Prakash Aradhya Red Hat
Prakash Aradhya ( Red Hat)
Prakash Aradhya is responsible for driving the roadmap and vision of Red Hat’s BPM and BRMS technologies.
Rafael Benevides Director of Developer Experience Red Hat
Rafael Benevides (Director of Developer Experience Red Hat)
Rafael Benevides is a Director of Developer Experience at Red Hat, working on JBoss open-source projects with emphasis on improving developer productivity. In his current role, he is the JBoss Developer Materials lead providing Quickstarts and tools to improve the developer’s experience. He worked in several fields including application architecture and design. Besides that, he is also member of Apache DeltaSpike PMC - a Duke’s Choice Award winner project. Besides that, He also worked in several fields including application architecture and design and he’s also a speaker at conferences like JUDCon, TDC, JavaOne and Devoxx.
Wed, 3rd May Room 102A
11:30 - 12:15 • Mastering deployments with Kubernetes & OpenShift: From basic to zero downtime, blue/green, A/B, and canary
Thu, 4th May Room 102A
10:15 - 11:00 • 12 factors to cloud success
Rajith Attapattu Middleware Architect Red Hat
Rajith Attapattu (Middleware Architect Red Hat)
Rebecca Fernandez Principal Employment Branding + Communications Specialist Red Hat
Rebecca Fernandez (Principal Employment Branding + Communications Specialist Red Hat)
Rebecca Fernandez is a writer and a leadership development coach with a passion for cultivating and sustaining great company cultures. She is the maintainer and evangelist for the Open Decision Framework, a collection of Red Hat’s best practices for open, collaborative, and inclusive decision making that has been is-featured in Forbes, ZDNet, and Business Insider. Rebecca is a founding member and contributor to Opensource.com, an editor for Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst’s book The Open Organization, and an Open Organization Ambassador. She is a Principal Employment Branding + Communications Specialist at Red Hat.
Rich Jerrido Red Hat Satellite Technical Marketing Manager Red Hat
Rich Jerrido (Red Hat Satellite Technical Marketing Manager Red Hat)
Rich will provide it since he's submitting multiple sessions.
Tue, 2nd May Room 151B
15:30 - 16:15 • Red Hat Satellite 6 roadmap and demonstration
Wed, 3rd May Room 101
16:30 - 17:15 • Red Hat Satellite lightning talks
Thu, 4th May Room 157C
11:30 - 12:15 • Find, fix, deploy and secure faster: Automate security with Ansible by Red Hat, Red Hat Insights, Red Hat Satellite, and proactive support
Richard Fontana Senior Commercial Counsel Red Hat, Inc
Richard Fontana (Senior Commercial Counsel Red Hat, Inc)
Rimma Iontel Senior Architect (NFV) Red Hat
Rimma Iontel (Senior Architect (NFV) Red Hat)
Rimma Ionte is a Senior Cloud Architect at Red Hat working on building Red Hat NFV solutions. After fourteen years with one of the major North American Service Providers, joined Red Hat to help expand the business into service providers networks, combining Red Hat NFV platform products with partner solutions to create high performance and easy to manage future-proof networks.
Rob Davis VP Storage Technology Mellanox
Rob Davis (VP Storage Technology Mellanox)
Rob Davis is Vice President of Storage Technology at Mellanox where he focuses on ways to apply high-speed interfaces to storage systems. As a technology leader and visionary for over 35 years, he has been a key figure in the development of an entire generation of storage networking products. He is currently leading the development and marketing of products based on NVMe over fabrics, which will allow for the high-speed networking of PCIe-based storage. Davis was previously Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at QLogic, where he drove development and marketing of Fibre Channel, Ethernet and InfiniBand technology into new markets such as blade servers. Before joining QLogic, Davis worked at Ancor Communications, where he drove development and marketing of Fibre Channel and InfiniBand products. Davis’ areas of expertise include virtualization, Ethernet, Fibre Channel, SCSI, iSCSI, InfiniBand, RoCE (remote DMA over converged Ethernet), SAS, PCI, SATA, NVMe and flash storage.
Robert Barker Application Development Director Cigna
Robert Barker (Application Development Director Cigna)
Robin Appia President & CEO Educology Solutions, Inc.
Robin Appia (President & CEO Educology Solutions, Inc.)
Ms. Robin Appia is the President & CEO of Educology Solutions, Inc. (ESI), which she founded in 2008. Following graduate school, Robin entered into the Information Technology (IT) sector as a software developer and navigated her way throughout various IT positions, with industry giant Electronic Data Systems, and subsequently found herself successfully and confidently managing large, complex IT programs. Robin’s career progression and insight into the industry led her to fill a niche roll in middleware services and she eventually started her company. With the responsibilities of managing and growing ESI, Robin continues to works on-site as a Program Manager for one of ESI’s largest middleware customers. ESI currently has a presence within the Federal, State and Commercial sectors supporting various IT initiatives. Along with her title as CEO, Robin is also a wife and mother. Although challenging, Robin works hard to maintain a successful work life balance while continuing to ensure ESI’s success and growth.
Robyn Bergeron Ansible Community Architect Red Hat
Robyn Bergeron (Ansible Community Architect Red Hat)
Roel Hodzelmans Senior Solution Architect Red Hat
Roel Hodzelmans (Senior Solution Architect Red Hat)
Roel Hodzelmans is one of the Red Hat's Senior Solution Architects for Red Hat’s Middleware (JBoss) portfolio, for the Red Hat PaaS en Container platform OpenShift and Red Hat's Internet of Things. Roel works predominantly on advising potential and existing customers of Red Hat on determining their way to the Open Hybrid Clouds: How do you design applications for the Cloud, how does one bring (existing or legacy) applications to Clouds and how does one manage applications in Clouds. He also regularly speaks at customer, partner and Red Hat events to help create awareness, introduce the Red Hat portfolio and solutions and share how Open Source can help in future proofing companies.
Russ Doty Product Manager Red Hat
Russ Doty (Product Manager Red Hat)
Russell has over 20 years experience working with high performance computing technologies and applications. Machine Learning is delivering proven business value solving real problems and needs a range of HPC technologies to run effectively.
Ryan Hennessy Sr. Solution Architect Red Hat
Ryan Hennessy (Sr. Solution Architect Red Hat)
Ryan Hennessy is a Senior Solutions Architect at Red Hat. Ryan has been with Red Hat for 5 years and in that time has had the opportunity to work with Red Hat customers in Illinois, Wisconsin, as well as the telecommunications industry. When not running around working with customers, Ryan is at home with his wife and 2 kids in a far west suburb of Chicago. In his free time Ryan enjoys hacking away at his home lab, photo-urlgraphy, and brewing beer.
Ryuji Kurokawa COO iSmart Technologies Corporation
Ryuji Kurokawa (COO iSmart Technologies Corporation)
Sahina Bose Manager, Software Engineering Red Hat
Sahina Bose (Manager, Software Engineering Red Hat)
Samuele Dell'Angelo Solution Architect Red Hat
Samuele Dell'Angelo (Solution Architect Red Hat)
Sanne Grinovero Principal Software Engineer Red Hat
Sanne Grinovero (Principal Software Engineer Red Hat)
Sathish Balakrishnan Director, OpenShift Online Red Hat
Sathish Balakrishnan (Director, OpenShift Online Red Hat)
Leads Red Hat's OpenShift as a Service efforts
Scott Collier Consulting Software Engineer Red Hat
Scott Collier (Consulting Software Engineer Red Hat)
Scott Collier is a Consulting Engineer and lead in the Atomic OpenShift program at Red Hat. He focuses on OpenShift and infrastructure integration as well as other container and container orchestration based activities.
Tue, 2nd May Room 251
13:00 - 15:00 • Containerizing applications2014existing and new
Wed, 3rd May Room 251
13:00 - 15:00 • Containerizing applications-existing and new (replay)
Thu, 4th May Room 254A
13:00 - 15:00 • Managing the life cycle of your OpenShift cluster from installation and beyond
Sean Cohen Associate Manager, Product Management Red Hat
Sean Cohen (Associate Manager, Product Management Red Hat)
Sebastien Blanc Software Engineer Red Hat
Sebastien Blanc (Software Engineer Red Hat)
Sebastien Blanc is JEE engineer with 10 years of experience. He works at Red Hat and works on the KeyCloak project. Besides his “heavy” JEE profile (middleware, banking and insurance products) Sébastien spends advocating his passion through different conferences (Devoxx, JUDCon, JavaOne, SpringOne).
Sebastien Han Principal Software Engineer, Storage Architect Red Hat
Sebastien Han (Principal Software Engineer, Storage Architect Red Hat)
Sebastien Han currently serves as a Principal Software Engineer, Storage Architect for Red Hat. He has been involved with OpenStack and Ceph since 2011 and has built a strong expertise around them. Curious and passionate, he loves working on bleeding edge technologies and identifying opportunities where OpenStack and Ceph can enhance the user experience. In 2013, he began working with containers as well and ultimately implemented containerized Docker Ceph services. Now on a daily basis, he rotates between Ceph, OpenStack, and Docker in an effort to strengthen the integration between all three. From time to time, he attends various events where he evangelizes these technologies and their usage, while devoting his copious spare time to blogging. See http://www.sebastien-han.fr/blog/. But alas, this is just the beginning.
Simon Cashmore Head of PaaS Middleware Engineering Barclays
Simon Cashmore (Head of PaaS Middleware Engineering Barclays)
Experienced senior infrastructure engineer and technical leader, focusing on Platform as a Service and Middleware technologies (application hosting, messaging, file transfer, authentication services). Responsible for managing a globally located technical team in order to deliver strategic platforms and components for Middleware hosting services
Snehangshu Karmakar Service Content Architect Red Hat
Snehangshu Karmakar (Service Content Architect Red Hat)
Stephen Braswell Senior Solutions Engineer University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Stephen Braswell (Senior Solutions Engineer University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
A Senior Solutions Engineer for the central IT organization at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Stephen Jacobs Professor in the School of Interactive Games and Media Rochester Institute of Technology
Stephen Jacobs (Professor in the School of Interactive Games and Media Rochester Institute of Technology)
Stephen Jacobs is a Professor in the School of Interactive Games and Media at RIT. He is a faculty affiliate with the Center for Media, Art, Games, Interaction and Creativity (MAGIC) and the Digital Humanities and Social Sciences Program. He became involved in the Open Source community when he had his students make educational games for the One Laptop per Child/Sugar platform. His work there led to a collaboration with other professors to create the first academic minor in open source and free culture and LibreCorps an initiative of the [email protected] program that brings experienced, proven open source students together with humanitarian and civic organizations for full-time, paid co-ops and part-time student that support humanitarian organizations.
Steven Carter Chief Cloud Architect Red Hat
Steven Carter (Chief Cloud Architect Red Hat)
Steven Carter is a Principal Solutions Architect with over 20 years of industry experience working in large universities, government research and development, and the private sector. He has spent time as a system administrator running some of the World’s largest supercomputers and a network engineer building out one of the World’s first SDN networks for the Department of Energy. In addition, Steven has a wide range of experience in networking ranging from operations, to embedded software development and spends much of his time helping customers apply cloud technologies to address business requirements.
Steven Huels Senior Manager, Systems Engineering Red Hat
Steven Huels (Senior Manager, Systems Engineering Red Hat)
As a software engineering manager with a background in software consulting and support, Steven has been developing and delivering customer solutions for over 15 years. Since joining Red Hat, Steven has led the development of the interoperability and integration continuous integration system and data hub which are used as primary services to evaluate, analyze, and report on multi-product deployment scenarios. In his current role within the Systems Design & Engineering team, Steven collaborates across multiple business units to provide insights to Red Hat associates, partners, and customers.
Tariq Islam Senior Solution Architect Red Hat
Tariq Islam (Senior Solution Architect Red Hat)
Tariq Islam has been a Senior Architect and Applications Architect at Red Hat for 2 years with a strong focus on modern application development, containers, and microservices. Prior to his time at Red Hat, Tariq worked across the government spectrum in application development from the intelligence community to across the federal civilian space.
Ted Brunell Principal Solution Architect, DoD Programs Red Hat
Ted Brunell (Principal Solution Architect, DoD Programs Red Hat)
Ted Brunell is the Principal Solution Architect for DoD Programs at Red Hat. During his 5+ years at Red Hat, Ted has focused on enabling customers to adopt of Open Source technology for IT automation and cloud computing. Ted is also a retired US Marine and in his spare time, he helps organize a Linux Users Group in his hometown of Fredericksburg, VA and enjoys kayak fishing, craft beer, and tinkering with technology.
Terry Bowling Senior Technology Product Manager Red Hat
Terry Bowling (Senior Technology Product Manager Red Hat)
Terry Bowling is a Senior Technology Product Manager for Red Hat Enterprise Linux where he focuses on systems management tooling.
Tetsuya Kimura CEO iSmart Technologies Corporation
Tetsuya Kimura (CEO iSmart Technologies Corporation)
Thomas Cameron Digital transformation strategist Red Hat
Thomas Cameron (Digital transformation strategist Red Hat)
Thomas Cameron is a digital transformation strategist at Red Hat. He has been in the information technology industry since 1993, and has beena t Red Hat since 2005. Thomas has held certifications as a Novell Certified NetWare Engineer and a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer/Trainer. Thomas is currently a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA), a Red Hat Certified Datacenter Specialist (RHCDS), a Red Hat Certified Security Specialist (RHCSS), a Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator (RHCVA), and and a Red Hat Certified Examiner (RHCX). Thomas sits on the systems management and Enterprise Linux subject matter expert teams at Red Hat.
Thomas Gamull Solutions Architect Red Hat
Thomas Gamull (Solutions Architect Red Hat)
Tom Gamull is a Solutions Architect at Red Hat, focusing on cloud, linux, virtualization and data center areas. Tom also brings in experience having worked on various large and complex projects utilizing agile development, devops and CI/CD. He has spoken at many conferences and local user groups. You can follow his blog (magicalyak.org) or follow him on Twitter @MagicalYak.
Thomas Haynes Systems Engineer Disney
Thomas Haynes (Systems Engineer Disney)
Thomas Heute Senior Engineering Manager Red Hat
Thomas Heute (Senior Engineering Manager Red Hat)
Thomas Heute is the Engineering Manager for the Middleware Management products.
Thomas Hudak Sr Platform Engineer Best Buy
Thomas Hudak (Sr Platform Engineer Best Buy)
Tom Hudak is a full-stack technologist with extensive experience in Unix/Linux, storage, networking, web/application development, database design, data security, and IT architecture. He is currently building an army of 10,000 robots while evangelizing orchestration and DevOps throughout the Enterprise space.
Timothy Hunt Senior Architect Red Hat
Timothy Hunt (Senior Architect Red Hat)
Timothy Hunt is a Senior Architect for the Red Hat Consulting Container Practice. He has worked with Red Hat’s OpenShift Container Platform since version 1. He has deep experience working with large enterprises to design and deploy OpenShift as well as assisting them in migrate workloads into containers.
Tom Callaway University Outreach Lead Red Hat
Tom Callaway (University Outreach Lead Red Hat)
Tom is the University Outreach team lead at Red Hat, overseeing Red Hat's involvement and partnerships with higher education. He has been at Red Hat since 2001, and is an active participant in the Fedora comunity.
Tom Corcoran Specialist Solution Architect Red Hat
Tom Corcoran (Specialist Solution Architect Red Hat)
Tom Coughlan Sr. Sw. Eng. Mgr. Red Hat
Tom Coughlan (Sr. Sw. Eng. Mgr. Red Hat)
Tom Debevoise Evangelist Business Process Management Signavio
Tom Debevoise (Evangelist Business Process Management Signavio)
Tom Debevoise is the chief business process management evangelist for Signavio. He is a master solution designer, architect and systems integrator. Tom has process, decision and event modeling expertise in many areas including recent work in Compliance especially Dodd-Frank, BPM for GRC, Cognitive and Blockchain Processes, Next Generation Energy, and Security C2. He is also the author of several other books including the successful ‘Microguide to Process and Decision Modeling in BPMN/DMN'
Tommi Berg Head of Service Operations Elisa Corporation
Tommi Berg (Head of Service Operations Elisa Corporation)
Tommy Hughes Principal Engineer Red Hat
Tommy Hughes (Principal Engineer Red Hat)
Tommy Hughes is a Principal Engineer and lead in the Atomic OpenShift program at Red Hat.
Torben Jaeger Middleware Specialist Solution Architect Red Hat
Torben Jaeger (Middleware Specialist Solution Architect Red Hat)
Ugo Landini Principal Solution Architect Red Hat
Ugo Landini (Principal Solution Architect Red Hat)
Ugo Landini, Red Hat Principal Solution Architect, has more than 20 years of experience working with European customers as an architect, project lead, or trainer and has a deep knowledge of distributed architectures and Red Hat® JBoss® Middleware. Ugo co-founded the JBoss user group (JUG) Roma, writes code in whatever language he finds interesting, and contributes to several open source projects. He is also the founder of the Hacep project and co-founder and chair of the technical committee at Codemotion.
Vagner Farias Cloud and Virtualization SME Red Hat
Vagner Farias (Cloud and Virtualization SME Red Hat)
Vagner works with Linux and open source in general for 20 years. In the last couple of years he has been working in key OpenStack projects in Brazil.
Victoria Guido Technical Manager Blackstone Technology Group
Victoria Guido (Technical Manager Blackstone Technology Group)
Victoria Guido is an emerging leader in the DC tech community. She combines a strong project management background with diverse experience in technology, including DevOps, Agile, and other specialties. In her current role at Blackstone Technology Group, Victoria has established an Agile Project Management Organization, revitalized internal communications, and developed an enviable company culture with fun events for learning and collaboration.
Walter Bentley Automation Practice Lead Red Hat
Walter Bentley (Automation Practice Lead Red Hat)
Wayne Dovey Senior Platform Consultant Red Hat
Wayne Dovey (Senior Platform Consultant Red Hat)
Senior Platform consultant focusing on emerging technology and providing customers with Red Hat solutions to meet their business needs. I have over 15 years’ experience in IT consulting across a range of businesses that require an Agile approach to solving problems. Using a range of DevOps tooling and mythology for best practices.
Will Benton Senior Principal Software Engineer Red Hat
Will Benton (Senior Principal Software Engineer Red Hat)
William Benton leads a team of data scientists and engineers at Red Hat, where he has applied analytic techniques to problems ranging from forecasting cloud infrastructure costs to designing better cycling workouts. His current focus is designing infrastructure for next-generation insightful applications, but he has also conducted research and development in the areas of static program analysis, managed language runtimes, logic databases, cluster configuration management, and music technology. Benton holds a PhD in computer sciences from the University of Wisconsin.
Will Darton ISD Support Lead III Navy Federal Credit Union
Will Darton (ISD Support Lead III Navy Federal Credit Union)
Will Darton, Systems Engineer for Navy Federal Credit Union, has worked with Red Hat Enterprise Linux for over 15 years in the retail, hospitality and financial sectors. His emphasis has been on deploying and utilizing Red Hat Satellite to standardize environments, streamline enterprise management and provide compliance for various security policies.
William Dettleback Vice President Deutsche Bank
William Dettleback (Vice President Deutsche Bank)
Bill is a diverse IT professional with experience in many aspects of software development and product management, architecture and technical management. Extensive field experience with cutting edge firms building high-value business applications. Delivers outstanding results in highly competitive situations requiring a minimum of supervision.
William Henry Senior Consulting Engineer Red Hat
William Henry (Senior Consulting Engineer Red Hat)
William has over 25 years experience developing distributed applications and systems and service oriented architectures for both government and private industry. Industries include: finance, telecommunications, health-care, transport, movie animation, and software development. William's variety of roles include, engineering, professional services, partner alliances, several management and director roles. He also owned a consulting startup that was acquired by a publicly traded company. William joined Red Hat in the office of the CTO, in 2008, focusing on emerging technologies and currently works in the Cloud Product Strategy team focusing on DevOps and DevSecOps Strategy. He travels extensively speaking with customers in various industries about the latest innovations and how they can and will effect how they do business in their industry. He is a regular speaker af various industry events.
Yan Fisher Product Marketing Lead Red Hat
Yan Fisher (Product Marketing Lead Red Hat)
Yan Fisher is a Product marketing Lead responsible for Hyperscale platforms at Red Hat. Yan has a deep background in systems design and architecture. He has spent the past 20 years of his career working in the computer and telecommunication industries, where he tackled as diverse areas as sales and operations to performance and benchmarking. With a passion for solutions-oriented marketing he is known for bringing a customer-centric perspective into traditional IT discussions and having an eye for innovative approaches that stand out in the competitive landscape.
Yanis Guenane Senior Software Engineer Red Hat
Yanis Guenane (Senior Software Engineer Red Hat)
Yanis has been working around automation and CI/CD problematic for more than 5 years. At Red Hat his focus has been scoped around OpenStack automated deployment and OpenStack automated testing. Making Red Hat OpenStack Platform stronger, more stable and simpler have been and still are his current goals.
Yaniv Dary Senior Technical Product Manager Red Hat
Yaniv Dary (Senior Technical Product Manager Red Hat)
Tue, 2nd May Room 152
15:30 - 16:15 • Red Hat Virtualization and KVM roadmaps
Wed, 3rd May Room 101
11:30 - 12:15 • Observability and automation lightning talks
Wed, 3rd May Room 254A
13:00 - 15:00 • Automate Red Hat Virtualization infrastructure using Ansible
Yoan Bailliard NFV Cloud Manager, Orange S.A. Orange
Yoan Bailliard (NFV Cloud Manager, Orange S.A. Orange)
Yossi Koren Solution Architect, API Management Red Hat
Yossi Koren (Solution Architect, API Management Red Hat)
Zachary Gutterman Curriculum Manager Red Hat
Zachary Gutterman (Curriculum Manager Red Hat)
chakradhar jonagam Solution Architect Red Hat Inc
chakradhar jonagam (Solution Architect Red Hat Inc)
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