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Ian Y. Choi

Date Joined
February 06, 2015

Fuse, Korea From 2017-04-24 (Current)
Huray Positive From 2014-08-25 To 2017-02-28
NAIM Networks From 2013-10-14 To 2014-08-22
Statement of Interest

Compute and Network



Ian Y. Choi has development backgrounds with Computer Science and he now works in Fuse, Korea as a sales engineer. He started his contributions in OpenStack Internationalization (I18n) in 2014, and he is now mainly interested in evolving OpenStack with I18n, documentation, and many OpenStack projects. He is a core reviewer in I18n and training-guides (Documentation specialty team). He is I18n PTL (Ocata & Pike cycle) and also a community leader in OpenStack Korea user group from January 2017 for 2 years. He has been awarded as Microsoft MVP - Cloud and Datacenter Management (July 2016 - Jun 2017).



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

OpenStack Summit Presentations

Speaker Profile:


Ian Y. is a candidate in the 2017 Board Election .


What is your relationship to OpenStack, and why is its success important to you? What would you say is your biggest contribution to OpenStack's success to date?


I am actively involving in OpenStack Korea User Group activities, and there are lots of people who are interested in OpenStack a lot. I truly believe that the success of OpenStack should go with all of success of OpenStack contributors, operators, and also users. I would like to emphazise myself that I am involving both user group activities and contribution activities. For contribution, I am now I18n Ocata PTL, and my long term goal is to align OpenStack with more newer contributors and many user group members.


Describe your experience with other non profits or serving as a board member. How does your experience prepare you for the role of a board member?


Although I have been involved in OpenStack Korea User Group for about 2 years, I acknowledge that serving as a board member needs a kind of devotion. Sharing knowledge and solving problems each other will make the world better and better. This fact and also truth will give me sustainability and insights to deal with complicated community problems.


What do you see as the Board's role in OpenStack's success?


To listen from members more and more, and continuing decisions following four opens.


What do you think the top priority of the Board should be in 2016?


Finding more common goals with the movement of market needs.

Ian Y. has already been nominated by:

  • Cloud Suhartono
  • Andreas Jaeger