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Individual Speaker Profile

Martial Michel Back to Speakers Bureau

Date Joined: July 08, 2015
Country: United States
Home Town: Ashburn
Zip Code: 20147
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • Data Machines Corp. - From 2017-08-15 (Current)
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology - From 1997-04-02 To 2017-08-14
Statement of Interest

Deploy, Interconnect, Cloud it ;)

Areas Of Expertise
  • Data Science
  • Distribution
  • High Performance Computing




Martial has worked in the distributed computing field for 20 years, starting with designing data serialization algorithms for MPI  (his PhD subject), making multimedia network streams to be used on commercial off the shelf hardware time synchronized, implementing a job scheduling software, architecting data-driven research evaluation platforms, and lead the team the NIST team using OpenStack to build an evaluation agnostic benchmarking model to allow researchers to bring their algorithms to specialized datasets. 

He is the Chief Scientific Officer at Data Machines Corp.[*1], a Docker Mentor, co-chair of the Open Research Cloud Alliance [*2], the IEEE P2302 effort on Cloud Federation [*3] and the North American co-chair for the OpenStack Scientific SIG.


Martial is also an avid technology enthusiast and hacker, a researcher, program manager, and team lead, an Open Source developer since 1999, an infrastructure & solutions architect...


*1: http://datamachines.io/

*2: http://www.openresearchcloud.org/

*3: https://standards.ieee.org/project/2302.html

Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:
  • Scientific SIG BoF & Lightning Talks
  • HPC using OpenStack
  • Supporting General Federation for Large-Scale Collaborations
Vancouver, BC
  • Cloud Federation and Open Research Cloud Alliance Congress
  • Supporting General Federation for Large-Scale Collaborations
  • Scientific SIG BoF
  • Scientific SIG Working Group Session
  • HPC using OpenStack
  • Scientific Special Interest Group Meetup
  • HPC using OpenStack
  • Scientific Working Group - Lightning Talks
  • Supporting General Federation for Large-Scale Collaborations
  • 3rd Open Research CloudCongress
  • Scientific Working Group Meeting
  • Scientific Working Group - Lightning Talks
  • Scientific OpenStack BoF
Additional presentations:

Willing to present via video conference: Yes
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • English
  • French

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