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Transforming with an Open Garden

I was invited to speak at one of the TODO meetings, 17 Jan 2017, at the Yahoo Sunnyvale offices. My talk was centered around Open Source First as a strategy using the Open Garden Development and Project to Product concepts. What is the TODO group The primary purpose of the TODO group is to bring together companies […]

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I am running for an OpenStack Foundation Gold Director seat

I am a current OpenStack Foundation Board Director representing the EMC Federation and the OpenStack Foundation Gold Members. Every year, the OpenStack Foundation Gold Members elect their 8 Directors (also called the Gold Member Director Selector election) to represent the entire 24 of the Gold Membership. I am running again, as I want to continue to represent […]

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Why I left Yahoo for VMware

I work in the open source community with OpenStack. This gives me the freedom to do my work at Yahoo or any of the other great companies that are doing work in this field. It’s a role I relish and have a lot of fun doing. I have not always been this committed to open source […]

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OpenStack San Francisco Bay Area User Group Meeting, 05 June 2014

The OpenStack User Groups are meant to be a place where the OpenStack curious and converted can hang out together. Tonight,  05 June 2014, the monthly OpenStack Beginner Session will be held at Yahoo, 700 North First Avenue, Sunnyale, CA.  Mirantis will be leading a presentation on OpenStack architecture. You will find more information on […]

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Why I Support Mark McClain for OpenStack Neutron PTL

I am biased. I admit it. Mark McClain is a friend and a fellow Yahoo. I think he is doing a good job as the current OpenStack Neutron PTL and he deserves another 6 month term. That being said, I have many friends in this business and they are all good people. There are no […]

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