Join us November 13-15, 2018 in

Berlin, Germany

The next Open Infrastructure Summit is going to be in Denver, April 29-May 1. Check out the agenda.

Event Details

Mentoring Program Reboot

Mentoring is one of the hottest topics in the Tech world right now. Very few people could argue that mentorship is not beneficial, however many individuals do not know how to go about finding and maintaining a healthy mentorship relationship.

    Join the OpenStack Mentoring program leaders as we discuss our new OpenStack Cohort mentoring program. We will be examining the available cohorts, what their goals are centered around and how to get the most out of your experience.

   We will also be tackling some of the myths surrounding mentorship relationships and answering any questions that you may have.

What can I expect to learn?

Attendees will learn about the new OpenStack Mentoring program, including understanding the types of goals, projects, and interests that would best fit within each cohort. They will they learn how to join, get involved, stay involved and make the most out of the program in order to meet their goals.

Thursday, November 15, 3:20pm-4:00pm
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Linux Academy, Technical Evangelist
Ell Marquez has been part of the open-source family for a few years now. In this time, she has found the support needed from her mentorship relationships to grow from a Linux Administrator to an OpenStack technical trainer at Rackspace. Recently, she took the leap to join Linux Academy as a technical evangelist. FULL PROFILE
Red Hat
Amy Marrich is a Principal Technical Marketing Manager at Red Hat. She previously worked at a small Open Source e-assessment company in Luxembourg where she was the Open Source Community and Global Training Manager.  Previously she was the OpenStack Instructor at Linux Academy and a Linux System Engineer on the Platform Engineering Cloud Operations team at Rackspace. She currently serves on... FULL PROFILE
Red Hat, Sr Software Engineer
Jill is a Software Engineer working on the TripleO deployment framework.  Formerly a cloud SRE supporting enterprise and telco deployments, she's brought her expansive cloud operations knowledge to Red Hat where she's working to improve the operator experience with TripleO.  She also co-manages the OpenStack mentoring program, overseeing the 2018 program relauch. FULL PROFILE
Daniel Izquierdo is co-founder of Bitergia [1], a start-up focused on providing metrics and consultancy about OSS and InnerSource projects. His main OpenStack interests are the community itself, trying to help community managers, organizations and developers to better understand how the overall project is performing. He is also developer of the GrimoireLab toolset [2], a CHAOSS project, that... FULL PROFILE
Intel Corporation, Community and Developer Advocate
For over 20 years, Nicole Huesman has applied her aptitude in storytelling to the technology industry—helping shine a light on the importance and impact of the incredible feats of her engineering colleagues. She dove into the world of open source six years ago, and quickly became a strong advocate—from the embedded market (Yocto Project) to the cloud (OpenStack, KVM, Xen). She is... FULL PROFILE