Contribution in cloud (primarily storage related clouds)
Abhinav is having more than 13 years of experience with Linux Kernel and Middleware Applications Development. During initial years of his experience, he has been key developer and technical leader for NEC products in network, security, storage and virtualization domains. He started contributing for Openstack since 2011 and has been leading more than 50 dedicated engineers including couple of core reviewers and PTL candidates from NEC, who are actively participating in development, reviews and other community activities for Openstack components such as Nova, Neutron, Kolla, Swift, Cinder, Watcher, Valence, Sahara, Tempest and so on. He is currently one of the technology heads, leading platform technologies at NEC Technologies India , including Openstack cloud along with OSS Based Big Data and IoT platforms. Additionally, he is also playing senior leadership role for other initiatives such as “OSS Technology Center” by NEC, Operated from India. Abhinav is engaged in large scale Openstack deployments for NEC customers in telecom, Big Data/IoT landscape.