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Arkady Kanevsky

Date Joined
February 21, 2013



Statement of Interest

cinder, ironic, tripleO, neutron, nova, keystone, glance, products, requirements, architecture, HPC


Arkady has been a member of OpenStack since Grizzly. He is director of engineering leading a team of developers responsible for development of DellEMC OpenStack solutions.  Arkady has PhD. in CS from UIUC.  He straddled academic, research, architect, developer, and product owner roles.  Arkady roles included  but not limited to, research publications and Program committee member for various conferences like FAST (, Chair or board member  of several standard activities, like DAT (,  OpenFabric ( and MPI-RT ( to product delivery, like EMC Atmos, Dell OpenStack solutions among others.

Arkady represents Dell Technologies at OpenStack, including Dell EMC, VMware, Pivotal, VirtuStream.

  • Dell Technologies - From 2020-07-29 (Current)
  • Dell EMC - From 2017-02-01 (Current)
  • Dell - From 2013-02-21 To 2017-01-31


I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Cinder,Heat,Ironic,QA,Deployment

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