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Individual Speaker Profile

George Mihaiescu Back to Speakers Bureau

Date Joined: July 05, 2016
Country: Canada
Home Town: Toronto
Zip Code: M5G 0A3
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • OICR - From 2014-10-01 (Current)
Statement of Interest

Deploy Openstack and use it in genome cancer research

Areas Of Expertise
  • Design
  • Networking
  • Operations
  • Security




George is a Senior Cloud Architect in the Informatics and Bio-computing Program at the bio-informatics department of Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) where he designs, builds and supports a large Openstack/Ceph environment to enable cancer research used by cancer researchers.

Having started with Openstack during the Cactus release, he  brings his expertise around cloud design, operations, infrastructure, security and performance tuning in the interest of science. Previously, he was at Q9 Networks,  a major datacenter infrastructure provider in Toronto where he held various technical roles in the span of six years. In the last two years at OICR, his focus was around deploying and supporting a highly available peta-byte scale OpenStack private cloud.

Presentations from previous and upcoming OpenInfra Summits:
Vancouver, BC Boston Barcelona, Spain
  • Openstack and Ceph Used in Large Scale Cancer Research Projects
Additional presentations:

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

Contact George