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Individual Member Profile


Martial Michel OpenStack Upstream Institute

Date Joined
July 08, 2015



Statement of Interest

Deploy, Interconnect, Cloud it ;)


Martial has worked in the distributed computing field for 20 years, starting with designing data serialization algorithms for MPI  (his PhD subject), making multimedia network streams to be used on commercial off the shelf hardware time synchronized, implementing a job scheduling software, architecting data-driven research evaluation platforms, and lead the team the NIST team using OpenStack to build an evaluation agnostic benchmarking model to allow researchers to bring their algorithms to specialized datasets. 

He is the Chief Scientific Officer at Data Machines Corp.[*1], a Docker Mentor, co-chair of the Open Research Cloud Alliance [*2], the IEEE P2302 effort on Cloud Federation [*3] and the North American co-chair for the OpenStack Scientific SIG.


Martial is also an avid technology enthusiast and hacker, a researcher, program manager, and team lead, an Open Source developer since 1999, an infrastructure & solutions architect...





  • Data Machines Corp. - From 2017-08-15 (Current)
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology - From 1997-04-02 To 2017-08-14

OpenStack Summit Presentations
  • Scientific SIG BoF & Lightning Talks
  • HPC using OpenStack
  • Supporting General Federation for Large-Scale Collaborations
Vancouver, BC
  • Cloud Federation and Open Research Cloud Alliance Congress
  • Supporting General Federation for Large-Scale Collaborations
  • Scientific SIG BoF
  • Scientific SIG Working Group Session
  • HPC using OpenStack
  • Scientific Special Interest Group Meetup
  • HPC using OpenStack
  • Scientific Working Group - Lightning Talks
  • Supporting General Federation for Large-Scale Collaborations
  • 3rd Open Research CloudCongress
  • Scientific Working Group Meeting
  • Scientific Working Group - Lightning Talks
  • Scientific OpenStack BoF

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