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Individual Speaker Profile

Malini Bhandaru Back to Speakers Bureau

Date Joined: July 13, 2015
Country: United States
Home Town: Santa Clara
Zip Code: 95129
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • Intel - From (Current)
Statement of Interest

Enrich OpenStack to make it a viable and popular cloud solution

Areas Of Expertise
  • Security
  • Software
  • OpenStack
  • performance


Malini Bhandaru, Ph.D., Intel, is a Cloud Architect and Principal Engineer with the Open source Technology Center at Intel.  She has been involved with OpenStack for over four years.  Her interests span security, key management, access control, dynamic resource scheduling, network function virtualization, and scalability. She co-authored the “OpenStack Security Guide”. Prior to her open source cloud endeavors she worked on power and performance aspects on Intel’s Xeon server product line.  Before joining Intel, she worked at Nuance, Verizon, and several start-ups in Massachusetts. She has two patents granted and nine more filed. She has a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She volunteers for science education activities and computer literacy. Through Intel she had the unique opportunity to develop and field trial in Bangladesh and India an Android application to assist farmers with their fertilizer needs. Malini lives in the Bay Area with her husband and sons, and enjoys gardening and hiking.

Presentations from previous and upcoming OpenInfra Summits:
Boston Barcelona, Spain
  • Command Presence Workshop
  • Software Defined Infrastructure Using RackScale Design for the Under-Cloud
  • Command Presence Workshop, Organized by the Women of OpenStack

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

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