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Individual Speaker Profile

Heather Maniscalco Back to Speakers Bureau

Date Joined: January 28, 2016
Country: United States
Home Town: Reston
Zip Code: 20190
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • WALMART - From 2015-11-30 (Current)
Statement of Interest

My organization is an OpenStack development shop. I work on integration and knowledge management for the effort.

Areas Of Expertise
  • Integration Planning, Design, and Implimentation
  • Knowledge Management
  • Data Retrieval and Analysis
  • Process Design and Management
  • UI Design


Innovative technology professional with more than 15 years of experience in architecting complex, creative integration, process, and system design solutions for product development, back office IT, and support operations. Trusted business partner with experience in IT operations, infrastructure architecture, technical teams, and clients.  Expertise in system and integration design, streamlining and automating business processes, collaboration, vendor relations, and enterprise solutions architecture. 

Worked at Cornell University for 10 years as the enterprise application architect, database admistrator, and configuration management/support expert focusing on PeopleSoft, Oracle, UNIX, JIRA, Confluence, and Blackboard.  Worked at Blackboard, Inc. as the integration engineer and developer/desiger of customer facing cms, knowledge management, contract fulfillment systems, and support operations.

Presentations from previous and upcoming OpenInfra Summits:

Willing to present via video conference: No
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • English

I have been involved with two successful OpenStack initiatives.  While I am not directly and OS engineer or architect, I help to provide the tools, integrations, and planning to enable the initiatives to be successful.  i really want to become a contributing member of the OS community.

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