Shari completed a summer internship at the OpenStack Foundation in 2013 and has joined as Marketing Associate after finishing her Bachelor's degree in 'Advertising with Marketing Communications' at Bournemouth University in England. She now helps organize the twice-annual Summits and coordinates OpenStack's presence at industry events worldwide. She previously worked as community manager at the Berlin-based startup conference hy!
and at advertising agencies including JWT London
and Grabarz & Partner
. In her spare time she enjoys photography, running, traveling and confusing people she meets with an American accent despite being German.