Thierry Carrez is the General Manager for the OpenInfra Foundation. A long-time elected member of the OpenStack Technical Committee, he has been a Release Manager for the OpenStack project since its inception, coordinating the effort and facilitating collaboration between contributors.
Thierry spoke about OpenStack, open innovation and open source project management at various conferences around the world, including OSCON, Open Source Summit, and FOSDEM. He also serves as the vice-chair at the Open Source Initiative, the body that safeguards the Open Source Definition. A Python Software Foundation fellow, he was previously the Technical lead for Ubuntu Server at Canonical, an operational manager for the Gentoo Linux Security Team, and an IT manager in various companies.