I want to make OpenStack stable, ubiquitous, and boring.
Christopher was the Founder and CTO of Piston which was acquired by Cisco in June 2015. At Piston he was responsible for building and managing the R&D team that built Piston CloudOS™ which grew out of the development of Piston OpenStack. Prior to Piston, he helped lead the development of a seismic risk analysis engine for the Global Earthquake Model, helped launch OpenStack in 2010, was one of the originating members of the nova-core team, and was an early employee of Slicehost prior to its acquisition by Rackspace.
He's served on both Piston's corporate board as well as the OpenStack Foundation board, is an advisor to startups, and drives development of both CloudOS and the adoption of new technologies at Cisco.