User, developer, packager and operator of OpenStack
David is a Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat.
His efforts are focused around the tooling and infrastructure required to develop, build, package, test and distribute RDO: a community OpenStack distribution for Red Hat based operating systems.
He is also a core contributor and system administrator for the OpenStack CI and hosting infrastructure.
His work to help the OpenStack community notably lead to the creation of ARA: Ansible Run Analysis, a popular tool that provides intuitive reporting to Ansible and Zuul users.
Previously, he was at iWeb and Internap, a server and datacenter infrastructure provider where he held various technical and leadership roles in the span of a decade. In the last years, his focus was around deploying and operating a highly available multi-region OpenStack public cloud in different datacenters around the world.
You can see what David is up to by following his blog at dmsimard.com or "dmsimard" on Twitter, Github and IRC.