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Sean Roberts

Date Joined
July 19, 2012

VMware From 2014-08-08 (Current)
Yahoo! From 2013-07-09 (Current)
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Sean Roberts works in the OpenStack R&D group at VMware. Sean is leading the open source software development project OpenStack Training Guides, which is working to provide instruction materials for all OpenStack user groups. Sean is also contributing the the OpenStack policy project Congress. He has been leading the San Francisco OpenStack user group for the past two years. Over the last year, they have held over 45 meetings, have over 4,000 members, and 550 active members. As a result of his work with the user groups, he was 'promoted' to be an OpenStack ambassador. As part of the user groups work, Sean is working with OpenStack community on identifying operational interests around scalability, high availability. 


His background includes being a founding member of the OpenStack Foundation, being an active OpenStack board director for over 2 years, bringing Nicira and OpenStack to Yahoo, developing and operating infrastructure at ADP, EA, EDS, Genentech, and Stanford. He is a member of the Executive Committee for IEEE MSST.



I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Openstack-manuals



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