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Individual Member Profile

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Joseph Wang


Date Joined
December 13, 2016

Affiliations
inwinSTACK From 2013-02-01 (Current)
Statement of Interest

Promote OpenStack ecosystem


LinkedIn
Bio

Joseph is the Vice General Manager at inwinSTACK. He is responsible for marketing and community development. During the last 10 years, he has been involved with technology innovation as an experienced IT industry evangelist.

Predicting the potential of OpenStack, he has led a cloud R&D team since 2012 inside the InWin Group. This team was spun off and became inwinSTACK in 2014. inwinSTACK is an Asia-Pacific Cloud services company focused on OpenStack, Ceph and Kubernetes/Docker. inwinSTACK is also a regular contributor and sponsor for Open Source solutions like OpenStack, Ceph, Kubernetes,Python, etc.

Joseph is engaged in promoting and establishing the OpenStack ecosystem in Asian countries like Taiwan and Japan as well as the countries of South East Asia.  He has served as board director for OpenStack foundation and Linux foundation Edge project Akraino during last years. He is committed to the success of OpenStack and the future of inwinSTACK.


 

 

Joseph is a candidate in the January 2019 Board Election .


Q

What is your relationship to OpenStack, and why is its success important to you? What would you say is your biggest contribution to OpenStack's success to date?

A

 I have formed a OpenStack based services company, so I can say OpenStack is 100% of my life.  I would do my best to ensure the success of OpenStack. My biggest contribution to OpenStack is helping to develop the community and ecosystem in  APAC area, and to implement the growth of OpenStack cloud for Asian users.  And I also  proactively takes participation the OpenStack foundation mission for building open infrastructure ecosystem, specially focus on edge computing   and container infrastructure,

Q

Describe your experience with other non profits or serving as a board member. How does your experience prepare you for the role of a board member?

A

I have served as OpenStack board member last two years and I join every F2F meeting or con-call meeting. I also work with different edge communities and served as board member for Akraino projecto. I’m sure If I am re-elected again this year I can help and contribute more to the Open Infrastructure strategy, specially on the edge and AI.  I was the organizer of the first OpenStack Days Taiwan in 2014 and the principal coordinaEtor for Ceph Day APAC 2016 in China, Malaysia, Taiwan, Japan and Korea. I have joined the board meetings many times and I’m very familiar with  APAC communities, I believe  these experiences have helped me understand the responsibilities and the role of being a board member

Q

What do you see as the Board's role in OpenStack's success?

A

I think the Board's main role is to define the strategy of the OpenStack and Open infrastructure ecosystem, coordinate users requirements and technical development. And to make sure every voice can be heard and discussed. It’s also important now how the board can address an open and profitable ecosystem for the long term. 

Q

What do you think the top priority of the Board should be over the next year?

A

I think the top priority of the board should be continue the  Open infrastructure Strategic  and build-up community for these strategic focusAreas, It’s also important to co-work with others open source communities related to these Focus Areas.

 And to address the ecosystem from the point of view of application, like 5G, IOT, serverless framework, AI, big data, CI/CD etc.