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Kendall Nelson


Date Joined
June 05, 2015


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Statement of Interest

To continue to grow the community and make it a more enjoyable place to work for contributors.

Bio

Kendall is an Upstream Developer Advocate at the OpenStack Foundation based in Seattle, WA. She first started working on Cinder and os-brick in the Liberty release and since then gotten involved in Release Mangement, StoryBoard, the Women of OpenStack (WoO), the First Contact SIG, the Contributor Guide, and OpenStack Upstream Institute. She has also worked as an election official for TC and PTL elections (Pike-Rocky) and served as a track chair for the Barcelona, Boston, Sydney, and Vancouver summits.

When she is not evangelizing about the awesomeness of OpenStack, bringing people into the community, or working to make upstream development a friendlier place, she can be found reading Harry Potter, watching Doctor Who, or out on a photo taking adventure.

Affiliations
  • The OpenStack Foundation - From 2016-08-22 (Current)
  • IBM - From 2015-05-27 To 2016-08-19

Projects

I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Block Storage (Cinder)


OpenStack Summit Presentations
Virtual Open Infrastructure Summit
  • Open Infrastructure Keynotes: Day 2
  • Upstream Institute - OpenStack
  • Upstream Institute - OpenDev
Shanghai
  • OpenStack Upstream Institute: Day 2 - Sponsored by Lenovo (RSVP Required)
  • OpenStack Upstream Institute: Day 1 - Sponsored by Lenovo (RSVP Required)
  • Community Contributor Awards
Denver Berlin
  • The Contributor Guide: Ops Feedback Session
  • Making the Contributor Portal More Useful
  • StoryBoard Migration: The Remaining Blockers
  • First Contact SIG: Q&A/ Meet & Greet
  • Community Contributor Recognition & How to Get Started
  • Community Contributor Awards & Grab and Go Lunch
  • OpenStack Upstream Institute Sponsored by Lenovo - Day 2 (RSVP Required)
  • OpenStack Upstream Institute Sponsored by Lenovo - Day 1 (RSVP Required)
Vancouver, BC

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