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Individual Speaker Profile

Tassoula Kokkoris Back to Speakers Bureau

Date Joined: July 06, 2015
Country: United States
Home Town: Shoreline
Zip Code: 98133
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • IBM - From 2015-06-07 (Current)
  • IBM - From 2015-06-07 (Current)
  • Blue Box - From 2014-12-08 (Current)
  • Blue Box - From 2014-12-08 (Current)
Statement of Interest

Proud to be building community in OpenStack.

Areas Of Expertise
  • community building
  • customer relationships
  • media relations
  • copywriting
  • social media


For over two decades, Tassoula Kokkoris has led teams with her creative, inventive approach to marketing. Starting her career as a fashion copywriter at Nordstrom she then managed award-winning public relations teams in the education and financial sectors before joining the tech industry with Blue Box in 2014. Since her arrival at IBM, she has ignited the OpenStack Seattle community by reviving their monthly meetups, increasing attendance by over 60%. She's also been featured in Startup Champ, The Brainyard, Information Week and In her spare time, she can be found following the band U2 on their world tour and writing about them on atu2.

Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:

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

Contact Tassoula