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Individual Speaker Profile

Andrew Hendrickson Back to Speakers Bureau


Date Joined: July 06, 2015
Country: United States
Home Town: Branchburg
Zip Code: 08876
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
Affiliations
  • Verizon Wireless - VCP - From 2015-01-01 (Current)
Statement of Interest

Designing, building, operating an easy to use private cloud for NFV and support of Verizon's 5G product Landscape

Areas Of Expertise
  • openstack
  • architecture
  • deployment
  • product management
  • service status

Twitter
IRC
@geo_andy

 

Bio

Director Technology

Verizon

 

Andy leads the Operations and Engineering teams for the Verizon Cloud Platform (VCP) Core, domestic and international sites.  The team is accountable for design validation, implementation, security remediation, site build, operationalizing, tenant on-boarding, capacity management, and daily operations.  His team of experts accomplishes this with managed practices supporting the engineering of site builds and upgrades, tier 2 and 3 (follow-the-sun) on-call support, OA&M with monitoring/performance/analytics/auto-remediation, tenant patterns and practice support, and operations tools development.  

Prior to leading the Operations and Engineering teams for the Verizon Cloud Platform (VCP) Andy was a Sr. Development Manager within Wireless Network Systems where he developed, operated, and maintained Network Geographics, a mapping and spatial analytics tool for wireless coverage and site analytics.  Andy has also worked as a Developer, GIS analyst, Solution Architect, Product Manager, and part time lecturer of Environmental Geomatics at Rutgers University. 

Andy’s teams support all Verizon business units who are in transition from physical to virtual implementations i support of Verizon's 5G product landscape.


Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:
Denver
  • Verizon Cloud Platform - Operating and Evolving OpenStack at Scale
Vancouver, BC Boston Barcelona, Spain
Additional presentations:

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

Contact Andrew