Dan Radez has worked for Red Hat for 10 years from the company's headquarters office in Raleigh, NC. With Red Hat he's worked in systems release engineering, product engineering and development operations. Dan has been extended invitations internationally to present and participate in OpenSource communities. He has presented introductory / getting started sessions as well as architectural design sessions on OpenStack and OPNFV to international audiences. He's published the book OpenStack Essentials on getting started with OpenStack and is currently focused on ML2 integration with ansible networking. Dan enjoys racing triathlons and running, Hydroponic gardening and tinkering with electronics projects.