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Individual Member Profile


Steven Dake

Date Joined
July 21, 2012



Statement of Interest

adjacent community integration, governance


Steve has been involved in open source for the entirety of his career. Steve served as an elected member of the board of directions of the OpenStack foundation, invented OpenStack Kolla, invented OpenStack Heat, designed and co-led OpenStack Magnum, invented the Corosync cluster engine, and served as a working group leader within the Istio community.

Steve is now leading the next generation of machine learning tools developed in Rust. He is the creator of the XertAI community and co-inventor of SDAC, or Software Defined Accelerated Compute, project.

Steve is into hi-fidelity analog and digital audio, and his younger self spent every weekend hiking with his wife, daughter, and son while living in beautiful Flagstaff, Arizona.

  • Cisco Systems, Inc - From 2015-02-02 To 2018-12-07
  • Red Hat - From 2012-03-01 To 2015-01-30


I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Orchestration (Heat),Bare Metal Provisioning Service (Ironic),Container Orchestration Engine Provisioning (Magnum),Deploys OpenStack in containers using Ansible (Kolla-ansible)

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