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Individual Member Profile


Monty Taylor

Date Joined
July 19, 2012



Statement of Interest

I ran the OpenStack Development Infrastructure


Monty is the founder, core member and past PTL of the OpenStack Infra team which runs CI and developer tooling for OpenStack. He's a founding admin of OpenDev and Zuul. He's a past member of the OpenStack Foundation Board of Directors, a Python Fellow and past member the OpenStack Technical Committee. Monty is past PTL of the openstacksdk project and is the past maintainer of the Ansible modules for consuming OpenStack. Before his OpenStack days he was a core developer on Drizzle and was a Senior Consultant for MySQL, Inc.

Monty has a degree in Theatre Directing and went to grad school at CalArts in lighting design. The intersection of fields has led him to start more than one business around developing technology for and related to live performance. Recently Monty served as an Adjunct Professor at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts teaching a class on programming related to lighting design. If you let him, he'll talk to you WAY too much about Scuba Diving.

  • OpenStack Infrastructure - From 2010-07-06 (Current)
  • Red Hat - From 2016-06-13 To 2020-07-31
  • IBM Cloud Division - From 2015-08-17 To 2016-06-12
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise - From 2011-11-21 To 2015-08-01
  • Rackspace - From 2010-07-06 To 2011-11-20

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