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Individual Member Profile


Aeva Black

Date Joined
August 02, 2012

Statement of Interest

Improving diversity and economic opportunity through Open Source contributions.

Aeva is a veteran open source developer and community leader with 20 years'
experience in the tech sector. They launched OpenStack's Bare Metal program in
2012, enabling performance-sensitive cloud native workloads to run securely
without a hypervisor. After serving on the OpenStack Technical Committee, they
ran the engineering arm of a cloud hosting company for two years before taking
a sabbatical.

Today, Aeva works at Microsoft as the Open Source Program Manager for the Azure
Confidential Computing team. They are also a member of the Kubernetes Code of
Conduct Committee and the Confidential Computing Consortium's Outreach
Committee, and a board member of a Seattle-area non-profit which advocates and
educates for a culture based on consent. Aeva is a lifelong student of the
Dharma, an aspiring writer, and a collector of arcane hobbies.
  • Microsoft - From 2019-09-02 (Current)
  • Unaffiliated - From 2018-03-02 To 2019-09-01
  • Ormuco Inc. - From 2016-11-01 To 2018-03-01
  • IBM - From 2015-09-26 To 2016-10-31
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise - From 2012-03-15 To 2015-09-25


I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Bare Metal Provisioning Service (Ironic),Ansible playbooks to deploy OpenStack (Openstack-ansible),Ansible playbooks using ironic (Bifrost)

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