Vinny Valdez is an RHCA/RHCSS who has almost 20 years of enterprise IT experience. He is a Sr. Principal Architect in the Emerging Technology Practice within Red Hat Consulting specializing on cloud infrastructure. He focuses on designing and deploying OpenStack and underlying infrastructure such as HAProxy, pacemaker, virtualization and other cloud related technologies for customers. He works with Red Hat’s partners and internal teams to architect cloud solutions and enable internal consulting and other architects to effectively design and implement these solutions. Vinny co-authored the "OpenStack Architecture Design Guide": http://docs.openstack.org/arch-design with 12 other OpenStack community members. Most importantly, he enjoys raising two geek-infused daughters who enjoy the finer things in life like Weird Al and Minecraft.