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Melvin Hillsman COA Certified

Date Joined
July 05, 2013



Statement of Interest

End User, Reviewer, and Contributor/Developer


Melvin Hillsman is an open source community operations manager at Huawei. Melvin is passionate about user and developer collaboration and cross-community interaction and communication. His current focus is OpenLab, where he works closely with members of the Kubernetes, OpenStack, OpenCi, CNCF, CloudFoundry, and OPNFV communities for integration and validation of cloud ecosystem tooling and support of hybrid and multicloud validation. He is the current chair for the OpenStack user committee and on the governance board for OpenLab.

  • Huawei - From 2017-07-03 (Current)
  • OpenStack Innovation Center - From 2016-04-16 To 2017-04-16
  • Rackspace - From 2015-03-31 To 2017-07-03
Community Contributor Awards
  • Key to Stack City - Boston 2017

OpenStack Summit Presentations
Denver Berlin
  • User Committee Meeting
  • User Committee Hangout
  • You don't know nothing about Public Cloud SDKs, yet
Vancouver, BC Sydney Boston
  • Operations and Administration Guides
  • UC Governance and Support of WGs
  • SESSION CANCELLED!! Real-World Workload Generation: Your Pluggable Solution
  • Strategy for Unanswered Requirements
Barcelona, Spain Austin

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