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Individual Speaker Profile

Forrest Carpenter Back to Speakers Bureau

Date Joined: July 02, 2015
Country: United States
Home Town: San Mateo
Zip Code: 94403
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. - From 2013-08-26 To 2015-06-12
Statement of Interest

To make OpenStack the best it can be.

Areas Of Expertise
  • Cloud computing
  • Project management
  • Tattoos


Forrest Carpenter is the Senior Manager for the Technical Content Strategy and Infrastructure team at Oracle, which is a fancy way of saying he's big on cloud documentation. At Piston and Cisco, he automated enterprise-scale OpenStack clouds in production environments. Previously, he wrote software for the Quality organizations of VMware and Citrix, built dozens of websites during the dot-com boom, and was a sysadmin for the Distributed Systems research labs (way back in the 1990s) at BBN. Outside the office, Forrest collects tattoos and LEGOs and tattoos of LEGOs.

Presentations from previous and upcoming OpenInfra Summits:

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

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