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Individual Speaker Profile

Date Joined: January 14, 2016
Country: United Kingdom
Home Town: Enfield
Zip Code: EN2 6BQ
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • Tigera - From 2016-05-16 (Current)
  • Metaswitch Networks - From 1995-07-10 (Current)
Statement of Interest

Development of OpenStack networking infrastructure, in particular in conjunction with www.projectcalico.org

Areas Of Expertise
  • Networking




Neil has been hacking on free software since the early 1990s, with contributions including to Emacs, Guile, Lilypond, QtMoko, the GTA04 phone project, oFono, FSO, OpenStack, Dnsmasq, Linux and Dasher. He's also worked for 20 years for Metaswitch (previously Data Connection) in the world of networking protocols, and happily those two strands of experience are now converged in Project Calico, an open source implementation of simple and massively scalable data center networking.

Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:
Additional presentations:

Willing to present via video conference: Yes
Fluent in
  • English
  • French

I've selected 'No' above just because I don't want to offer a blank cheque on this.  In practice I am of course generally willing to travel - to anywhere that is stable and safe - but my ability to say 'Yes' to any given opportunity will depend on many factors and have to evaluated case by case.

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