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Allison Randal

Date Joined
August 03, 2012

Open Source Initiative From 2014-04-05 (Current)
Hewlett Packard From 2014-01-21 (Current)
DrugDev, Inc. From 2012-09-03 (Current)
The Perl Foundation From 2003-05-15 (Current)
Onyx Neon, Inc. From 2002-11-01 (Current)
Statement of Interest

I've been quietly involved in OpenStack since before it even had a name: people in the project who know me ask me interesting questions, and I give thoughtful answers.




Allison Randal is a software developer and open source strategist. She is a board member of the Open Source Initiative, a board member of the Perl Foundation, co-founder of the FLOSS Foundations group for open source leaders, and founder and president of Onyx Neon Press. She previously served as President of the Perl Foundation (2003-2005), Chief Architect of the Parrot virtual machine (2006-2010), Open Source Evangelist at O'Reilly Media (2004-2010), Chairman of the Board at the Parrot Foundation (2008-2010), board member at the Python Software Foundation (2010-2012), Technical Architect of Ubuntu and Open Source Advisor at Canonical (2010-2012).

She collaborates in the Debian, Ubuntu, Python, Perl, and OpenStack projects, and is currently a Distinguished Technologist at Hewlett-Packard working on OpenStack open source strategy.



I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Nova,Heat,Ironic,Deployment