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Individual Member Profile

 

Mahipal Rao


Date Joined
January 29, 2014

Affiliations
TCS From 2006-09-20 (Current)
Statement of Interest

Cloud and Linux

Bio

I have been working on OpenStack since 2012 and have more than 15 years of experience in software Industry. Entire my carreer I have involved in opensource. Acted as moderator for  twincities Linux User Group in 2001 and played key role in promoting Debian in Hyderabad.

Technical:

Wrote USB device driver for a Handset base station for Linux 2.4 kernel.

Working on OpenStack solutions for a leading Telecom company in Europe.

Keenly observing development of TripleO and Tuskar and deployment.


 

 

Mahipal is a candidate in the 2014 Board Election.


Q

What is your relationship to OpenStack, and why is its success important to you? What would you say is your biggest contribution to OpenStack's success to date?

A

Success of OpenStack is extremely important because its opensource cloud platform which is required for commercial world. Its a great Innovation platform and much needed for the future.

Q

Describe your experience with other non profits or serving as a board member. How does your experience prepare you for the role of a board member?

A

Acted as a moderator http://ilughyd.org.in

Q

What do you see as the Board's role in OpenStack's success?

A

Board's role is mainly promote openstack and neutral to the commercial entities.

Q

What do you think the top priority of the Board should be in 2014?

A

Emerging cloud platforms are providing network virtualizations. Adopting network virtualization soltions which are outside openstack need attension.