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Individual Member Profile


Christopher Engelhart

Date Joined
May 02, 2017

Statement of Interest

Using OpenStack for NFV and contributing code where appropriate.


Chris is a Principal Member of Technical Staff in Verizon Wireless's Messaging Systems Engineering group.  Chris acts as a system integrator, bringing both vendor applications and internal tools into VCP, Verizon's OpenStack deployment.  He writes and modifies tools to assist with application/VNF deployment, migration, and ongoing operations.  A recent major focus has been on RCS - Rich Communication Services.

Prior to his current role, Chris began his OpenStack journey working to deploy a Solaris OpenStack cloud on SPARC in Verizon IT.

Chris has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Villanova University in Pennsylvania.


I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Client library for interacting with OpenStack clouds (Shade)

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