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Individual Speaker Profile

Brian Rosmaita Back to Speakers Bureau

Date Joined: July 15, 2015
Country: United States
Home Town: Blacksburg
Zip Code: 24060
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • Red Hat - From 2018-09-24 (Current)
  • Verizon Wireless - From 2017-07-31 To 2018-09-21
  • Unaffiliated - From 2017-04-29 To 2017-07-30
  • Rackspace - From 2013-07-25 To 2017-04-28
Statement of Interest

I want to help develop powerful and innovative software for cloud infrastructure.

Areas Of Expertise
  • Cloud computing
  • Accessible computing
  • Philosophy




Brian Rosmaita is a core contributor to Cinder, Glance, and Searchlight.  He's the Cinder PTL for Wallaby (and was PTL for Victoria and Ussuri).  Previously he was the Glance PTL for the Ocata, Pike, and Queens releases. He's a Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat.

Brian formerly worked as part of the now defunct OpenStack Innovation Center.  For a while he was a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Verizon Wireless.  He's been an active technical contributor to OpenStack since the Folsom release and was a software developer on the Rackspace first generation cloud.  He's also spent some time in product management, where among other things, he was instrumental in the launch of Cloud Images, the Rackspace Public Cloud offering built on OpenStack Glance.  He's also a Certified OpenStack Administrator.  Brian is a recovering philosopher who spends his spare time reading, listening to music, walking the dog, and doing family-type stuff with his family.

Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:
Additional presentations:

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

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