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Ziad Sawalha

Date Joined
July 27, 2012

Rackspace From 2010-02-01 (Current)
Statement of Interest

Developing and running software anywhere (cloud, hardware, laptop).




Ziad Sawalha is a Director at Rackspace. He spends his time creating, designing, coding and evangelizing solutions to customer problems. He was the first PTL for Keystone - the identity service in OpenStack - which he lead through incubation to becoming a core project. He architected Rackspace's Hosted SharePoint offer. And most recently, he helped create and launch the Rackspace Deployments Service. His work before joining Rackspace included consulting in technology, being CTO at Mi8 Corporation in New York and hopping on and off boats, helicopters and oil rigs in Qatar doing all things technology at Occidental Petroleum. 



I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Keystone,Heat