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Ivan Zoratti

Date Joined
February 20, 2013

SkySQL From (Current)
Statement of Interest

Deploying elastic and highly available database solutions in OpenStack


With 25 years of experience in computer science and IT, Ivan started his career at Digital Equipment Corporation, following his passion for the kernel of the PdP 11 machines, RSX and later with VAX/VMS Macro programming.

Entrepreneur since 1988, he set up and managed several IT startups and subsidiaries in Europe. He has been an independent journalist and author of technical books for 15 years. Since the early 90s, Ivan has been Chief Technical Architect and Chief Technical Officer for non IT companies in sectors like telco, manufacturing and retail.

Ivan joined MySQL AB in 2005 and led the European Pre-Sales team for the Software Infrastructure Group at Sun Microsystems. 

At SkySQL, he is responsible for the vision of the company and the evolution of new database solutions and services.

A native of Italy, Ivan has lived in Windsor, UK since 2000.



I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Nova,Swift,Glance,Keystone