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Cloud Expo Silicon Valley Keynote Speaker Profile: Jonathan Bryce – OpenStack

Jonathan Bryce – Executive Director, OpenStack Foundation

With Cloud Expo 2012 Silicon Valley (11th Cloud Expo) due to open in two weeks' time at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA - co-located with 2nd International BigDataExpo - let's introduce you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical program at the West Coast conference...

We have technical and strategy sessions for you dealing with every nook and cranny of Cloud Computing & Big Data, but what of those who are presenting? Who are they, where do they work, what else have they written and/or said about the Cloud and/or Big Data solutions that are transforming the world of Enterprise IT?


CLOUD EXPO SPEAKER NAME: Jonathan Bryce

TWITTER: @jbryce

ORGANIZATION: OpenStack Foundation

11TH CLOUD EXPO OPENING KEYNOTE TITLE: Open Cloud – Place Your Bets!

SESSION DESCRIPTION: http://cloudcomputing.sys-con.com/node/2390979



BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: 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 the technology, installing it or making sure it is built to be always available. This vision became The Rackspace Cloud. Since then he has been a major driver of OpenStack, the open source cloud software initiative.

BLOG: openstack.org/blog/author/jonathan/

RECENT CLOUD COMPUTING QUOTE:

"Open cloud is more than software. Open environments and ecosystems create incredible opportunities for users and businesses to push technology forward.  OpenStack is open source software for building clouds. Designed to be pluggable and extensible,

OpenStack allows you to choose from a variety of commodity or enterprise hardware, tools and management options depending on your use case."


[From CloudOpen 2012 site]

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Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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