Contributor and Elected Member of the OpenStack Technical Committee
Russell is a Senior Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. He is on the OpenStack Technical Committee (since Fall 2012) and the OpenStack Foundation Board of Directors (since January 2015). Russell has been contributing to the development of OpenStack since the Fall of 2011. His most significant contributions around OpenStack have been to Nova and most recently Neutron and OVN.
Prior to working for Red Hat, Russell spent 7 years (2004 - 2011) working for Digium on the Asterisk project. In the later years, Russell was the leader of the Asterisk project as well as the Engineering Manager for Asterisk development at Digium.
Russell is also a published author. Russell co-authored "Asterisk: The Definitive Guide" and "Asterisk Cookbook", published by O'Reilly Media. He also contributed a chapter on Asterisk to the book "Architecture of Open Source Applications".
Russell graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering in the Fall of 2006. He currently resides in Charleston, South Carolina.
I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Nova,Quantum,Oslo,Openstack-ci,Release