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Individual Member Profile


Thierry Carrez

Date Joined
July 19, 2012



Statement of Interest

Interested in building a successful Open Innovation community, by bringing Open Source project management expertise to help coordinating the technical side of the project.


Thierry Carrez is the Vice-President of Engineering at the OpenStack Foundation, in charge of the long-term health of the open source projects under the Foundation. A long-time elected member of the OpenStack Technical Committee, he has been a Release Manager for the OpenStack project since its inception, coordinating the effort and facilitating collaboration between contributors.

Thierry spoke about OpenStack, open innovation and open source project management at various conferences around the world, including OSCON, LinuxCon, and FOSDEM. A Python Software Foundation fellow, he was previously the Technical lead for Ubuntu Server at Canonical, an operational manager for the Gentoo Linux Security Team, and an IT manager in various companies.

  • OpenStack Foundation - From (Current)


I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Nova,Quantum,Cinder,Oslo,Openstack-ci,QA,Release

OpenStack Summit Presentations
  • OpenStack: how to drive common goals ?
  • Open source is not enough
Berlin Vancouver, BC Sydney
  • The definitive OpenStack Map
  • Forum 101
  • Technical Committee in-person office hour
  • Making OpenStack more palatable to part-time contributors
  • SIGs II: to infinity and beyond...
Boston Barcelona, Spain Austin