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Individual Speaker Profile

Brent Compton Back to Speakers Bureau

Date Joined: July 15, 2015
Country: United States
Home Town: Morgan
Zip Code: 84050
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
Statement of Interest

My team builds Reference Architectures with major industry partners for OpenStack (and non-OpenStack) Ceph & Gluster storage.

Areas Of Expertise
  • Ceph reference architectures
  • Gluster reference architectures
  • storage
  • flash
  • architecture


Brent Compton is Director Storage Solution Architectures at Red Hat, leading the team responsible for building Ceph and Gluster storage reference architectures with Red Hat Storage partners.  Before Red Hat, Brent was responsible for emerging non-volatile memory software technologies at Fusion-io.  Previous enterprise software leadership roles include VP Product Management at Micromuse (now IBM Tivoli Netcool) and Product Marketing Director within HP’s OpenView software division.  Within enterprise IT, Brent also served as Director Middleware Development Platforms at the LDS Church and as CIO at Joint Commission International.

Clips from a recent conference presentation:

Presentations from previous and upcoming OpenInfra Summits:
Boston Barcelona, Spain
  • The Ceph Power Show : Hands-on Lab to Learn Ceph "The Most Popular Cinder Backend"
Additional presentations:

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

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