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Imad Sousou

Date Joined
December 13, 2013

Statement of Interest

As VP and GM of the Intel Open Source Technology Center, I guide open source development, including on OpenStack, every day. Customers benefit from flexibility that comes when interoperability isn’t controlled by a single vendor and tied to specific platforms. I believe OpenStack offers the strongest potential for enterprises to secure cloud deployments and help them assess private and hybrid cloud environments.


Imad Sousou is vice president in the Software and Services Group and general manager of the Open Source Technology Center at Intel Corp. He established the center in 2003 and is responsible for driving Intel's efforts in open source software and architecture across technologies and market segments, including enterprise and carrier-grade Linux and related technologies, virtualization technologies, embedded market segments, and client Linux programs and related technologies.

Imad joined Intel in 1994 as a senior software engineer. Before moving into his current role, he served as director of telecom software programs in the Intel Communications Group and as director of client software engineering in the Home Products Group.

Prior to joining Intel, Imad was a software engineer at Central Point Software working on system utilities for the Apple Mac OS.

Imad holds a bachelor's degree in computer science and mathematics from Portland State University.

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I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Oslo,Openstack-ci,Openstack-manuals,QA,Deployment,DevStack,Release

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