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Individual Speaker Profile

Date Joined: July 14, 2015
Country: Ireland
Home Town: Mount Merrion
Zip Code: Co. Dublin
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • Microsoft - From 2019-02-18 (Current)
  • Verizon Cloud Platform VCP - Verizon Wireless - From 2017-09-01 To 2019-02-08
  • SUSE - From 2017-03-27 To 2017-08-31
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise - From 2013-08-26 To 2017-03-09
Statement of Interest

Upstream Software Engineer

Areas Of Expertise
  • Openstack Designate
  • Running OpenStack style distributed systems on top of OpenStack.
  • Kubernetes
  • Azure




Graham is the PTL of Designate, and a member of the Technical Committee

Graham started in OpenStack as part of the DNSaaS team in HP Public Cloud. and the DNSaaS team in HP Helion after that. As part of this team he was responsible for operating a publicly accessible deployment of Designate, and developing a Designate in a box product for private cloud use.

Graham then worked on the Kubernetes HA, Scale and Performance Team at SUSE.

He then worked for Verizon Wireless as a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, leading the System Operations team for the internal Verizon OpenStack Cloud, which was a globally distributed cloud running high performance NFV and system critical workloads for both the Verizon.

He is now a Principal Engineer in Microsoft Azure working on the Customer Advisory Team, working on end to end prototypes for Azure customers.

Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:
  • Designate - Project Update - November 2019
  • Designate - How to Install, Operate, and Use
Denver Berlin Vancouver, BC Sydney Boston Barcelona, Spain Austin Tokyo Vancouver Paris OpenStack Summit Atlanta

Willing to present via video conference: Yes
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • English

Contact Graham