use, support, research and develop further openstack and the cloud ecosystem
Gerd Prüßmann is a technical leader and Director Cloud Solutions at Mirantis Germany. He became an Openstack addict when Openstack Cactus was released. Gerd led developers' teams implementing Openstack and CEPH based production platforms since 2012. He is one of the Forces behind the German "Openstack DACH day" initiative. Gerd has a ~30 years track record in IT, software development and cloud computing. Prior to Mirantis, Gerd led technology creating companies, departments and teams and built up top engineering, operations and DevOps teams. He managed technology projects across various branches such as consumer goods, services sector, media and television, internet business, healthcare, transportation, construction, financial, biotech, industry and logistics.