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Individual Speaker Profile

Lisa-Marie Namphy Back to Speakers Bureau

Date Joined: January 29, 2016
Country: United States
Home Town: Palo Alto
Zip Code: 94303
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • Portworx - From 2018-01-31 (Current)
  • OpenStack Ambassador - From 2016-12-01 (Current)
  • SF Bay OpenStack - From 2014-05-01 (Current)
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise - From 2010-06-01 To 2016-12-16
Statement of Interest

OpenStack Ambassador. Avid community member. Current organizer of SF Bay OpenStack user group and hosts bi-weekly meetups, Started the Women of OpenStack Scholarship program for students, funded and mentored by HP. Also wrote a book on OpenStack to help foster interest in OpenStack Technology and build the community.

Areas Of Expertise
  • OpenStack
  • Community development
  • Product Marketing in open source as well as analytics software
  • Containers
  • Kubernetes




Lisa-Marie is the OpenStack Ambassador for the USA. Lisa also currently organizes and runs the SF Bay OpenStack/Cloud Native Open Infrastructure User Group, personally hosting the bi-weekly meetup. In her "day job," Lisa is the Director of Developer Advocacy at Portworx, providing cloud native storage and solving the problem of running stateful containerized applications in production. For 7 years prior Lisa led the global developer community solutions team focused on OpenStack and open source technology across HPE. Lisa brings more than 20 years of product and technical marketing as well as community architecting experience in the Silicon Valley, and is an advocate for Diversity & Inclusion, often speaking on the topic at forums and conferences. Lisa is an avid sports fan, loves to play tennis and basketball, and loves wine and dogs. Her hobbies include tutoring kids, teaching viticulture and winemaking, reading literature, training dogs, and of course architecting developer communities. Follow Lisa on Twitter @SWDevAngel.

Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:
Additional presentations:

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

Contact Lisa-Marie