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Individual Member Profile


Doug Hellmann

Date Joined
July 21, 2012



Statement of Interest

TC, Release management, Oslo, and other cross-project activities.


Doug Hellmann is employed by Red Hat to work on OpenStack. He is currently serving on the Release Management and Oslo teams and is a member of the Technical Committee.

He started contributing to OpenStack in 2012, just before the Folsom summit. He is one of the founding members of the Ceilometer project, and a core reviewer for the requirements and unified command line interface projects. Doug served as PTL for the release management team for the Mitaka, Newton, and Ocata release cycles. He is part of the team working on the Python 3 transition, and has contributed to several of the infrastructure projects. He also contributes to the unified command line client and SDK projects. Doug served as the PTL for the Oslo project for the Icehouse, Juno, and Kilo releases and is still active on the core review team.


  • Red Hat, Inc - From 2016-03-21 (Current)
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise - From 2014-08-04 To 2016-03-18
  • DreamHost - From 2013-10-21 To 2014-07-29


I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Bare Metal Provisioning Service (Ironic),Official Python SDK for OpenStack APIs (Openstacksdk),Python Software Development Kit (Python SDK)

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