Speaker Details

Howard Abrams
Senior Cloud Engineer

The last ten years at Workday has been a turmultuous and fascinating ride for Howard helping to craft a Private Cloud based on OpenStack. Initial prototype based on the Grizzly release, gave way to multiple clusters on different continents hosting Workday customers, with plans to scale to over 15,000 servers last year.

With over thirty years of programming experience from C to Clojure, he enjoys mentoring younger colleagues as well as teaching the next generation. He hosts local programming clubs at his middle and high schools as well as mentoring the local robotics team.