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