April 25-29, 2016

Speaker Details

Brad Topol
IBM, IBM Distinguished Engineer

Dr. Brad Topol is an IBM Distinguished Engineer in the IBM Cloud Architecture and Technology organization. In his current role, Brad leads a development team focused on contributing to and improving OpenStack and he has cross-IBM responsibility for coordinating its contributions to OpenStack. Brad serves as a member of the OpenStack Foundation Board of Directors and is also an OpenStack core contributor to Keystone-Specs, Pycadf, and Heat-Translator. He has personally contributed to multiple OpenStack projects including Keystone, Pycadf, Heat-Translator, and DevStack and is the project lead for the OpenStack Interoperability Challenge effort. He is a co-author of Identity, Authentication & Access Management in OpenStack, a book published by O'Reilly Media in 2015.