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Joseph George

Date Joined
July 25, 2012

SUSE From 2016-05-01 (Current)
OpenStack Foundation From 2013-03-04 To 2014-01-01
Dell From 2010-06-21 To 2014-06-16
Statement of Interest

Bring OpenStack to the masses - Enable OpenStack enablement with real-world implementors, builders, and users


Joseph George is the Vice President of Solutions Strategy at SUSE, a leader in Linux and other open source technologies like OpenStack cloud and scalable software-defined storage.  Joseph is responsible for driving solutions focus across the SUSE portfolio, including Linux, OpenStack, and Ceph, and is extremely passionate about bringing emerging technologies, like OpenStack, to the broader IT markets. 

In prior years, Joseph has served on the OpenStack Foundation Board of Directors, and has held key executive, strategy, and technical leadership roles at companies like Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Dell, BMC Software, and Halliburton. Resultantly, Joseph has spent more than 20 years in driving emerging technology solutions in the areas of cloud, big data analytics, software defined storage, and both commercial and open source software.

Joseph holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering, as well as a master’s in business administration (MBA), both from the University of Houston. He’s a tried and true Texan, and currently resides in Houston with his wife and two children.

You can catch Joseph’s thoughts and opinions regularly at the JBGeorge Tech Blog ( and he can often be found talking tech on Twitter (@jbgeorge).



I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Nova,Swift,Cinder