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Individual Member Profile


Malini Bhandaru

Date Joined
April 25, 2016

Statement of Interest



Malini Bhandaru leads Edge/IoT open source efforts at VMware and has been involved with open source since 2012, with contributions to OpenStack, OpenDaylight, OPNFV, EdegX Foundry and Kubernetes. As part of Intel's Cloud-for-All initiative, along with her team, made contributions to OpenStack Horizon, Keystone, Neutron, Ironic, Magna, Barbican and more. Her work spans Cloud, NFV, Machine Learning, IOT and processor power and performance. She is a frequent conference speaker , serves on the technical program committees for Open Source Summit NA and EU and on ONES NA. She is a capstone project coach at the Univ. of San Francisco. Malini has a Ph.D. in machine learning from the Univ of Massachusetts, over 20+ patents granted and/or filed, is a STEM coach, mentor, court appointed child advocate, and a diversity and inclusion champion.

  • VMware - From 2018-07-16 (Current)


I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Dashboard (Horizon),Compute Service (Nova),Networking (Neutron),Bare Metal Provisioning Service (Ironic),NFV Orchestration (Tacker),DNS service (Designate),Messaging Service (Zaqar),Key management (Barbican)



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