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Individual Speaker Profile

Spencer Kimball Back to Speakers Bureau

Date Joined: April 07, 2017
Country: United States
Home Town:
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Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
Statement of Interest

Areas Of Expertise
  • Databases
  • distributed systems



Spencer is the CEO of Cockroach Labs, a company formed to accelerate the development of CockroachDB. Previously, Spencer worked for 15 years at various and sundry companies including Square, Google, and a couple of his own startups. His experience at each stop along the way convinced him of the need for a better open source database. Before his professional career, Spencer co-authored the open source GIMP photo editing software while an undergraduate at UC Berkeley.

Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:

Willing to present via video conference: No
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • English

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