Keynote: Rise of the Superuser
Over the last year, we've seen a shift in the OpenStack community, as users are speaking up directly and with the help of their technology partners to make an impact on the software produced. We've also learned how these users are pioneering changes in their own organizations and helping them become more competitive. In this session, Jonathan Bryce will introduce the growing community of OpenStack Superusers, including special guests Glenn Ferguson of Wells Fargo Bank and Chris Launey of Walt Disney Company.
Executive Director, OpenStack Foundation
Jonathan Bryce, who has spent his career building the cloud, is Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation. Previously he was a founder of The Rackspace Cloud.
| He started his career working as a web developer for Rackspace, and during his tenure, he and co-worker Todd Morey had a vision to build a sophisticated web hosting environment where users and businesses alike could turn to design, develop and deploy their ideal web site – all without being responsible for procuring... Read More →
Head of Private Cloud Enablement, Wells Fargo Bank
Leading up to his role as the Head of Private Cloud Enablement at Wells Fargo, Glenn has gained significant experience in the area of Cloud Computing which began with his role as the first of four software engineers hired at LoudCloud to create Opsware. Most recently Glenn was the Director of Cloud Platform Engineering at Netflix and later headed the solution architecture function for HP Cloud Services. Along the way, Glenn has been listed on several patents related to cloud computing and... Read More →
Director, Cloud Services & Architecture, Walt Disney Company
Chris Launey is the Director of Cloud Hosting in Technology Solutions & Services division at the Walt Disney Company, an organization that lives at the intersection of the quickly shifting demands of a media and entertainment company and the mission of a managed service provider to maintain a stable, scalable, and efficient technology platform. Chris' team works to make cloud services easier to offer, broker, or consume at the Walt Disney Company. His previous... Read More →
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