May 8-11, 2017

Event Details

Ambassador Community Report

Meet with the ambassadors on this session where they will introduce the improvements of the last half year and share their feelings and experience about the community.

If you are a user group organizer you must be there, and feel free to share your thoughts and feelings with us!

OpenStack Ambassadors connect the user groups to the Foundation. They help initialize the groups and guide them to grow.

Ambassadors launch some actions during the last release cycle:
- New ambassadors introduction
- OpenStack community report
- Status update on official groups
- What is the size of the community
- Global and regional trends
- Introduce new groups
- Updates on speaker bureau
- Recommended practices for starting and running communities
- Process
- Updates on user groups since Barcelona
- Groups portal
- Overview
- Results
- Welcome pack and OpenStack shop
- Q&A

What can I expect to learn?

Attendees will discover how to grow communities and get help from the OpenStack Foundation.

Wednesday, May 10, 5:20pm-6:00pm
Level: Beginner
Erwan Gallen  Moderator
Red Hat
Erwan is the President of OpenStack-Fr association, he is Ambassador of the OpenStack fondation and helps to promote the OpenStack project. As CTO of a web media group he has built high traffic platforms based on open source technologies, he has developed and created the biggest social media created in France. Erwan was Release Manager of the first french public Cloud provider based on... FULL PROFILE
Portworx, Director, Developer Marketing, Community Architect
Lisa-Marie is the OpenStack Ambassador for the USA. Lisa also currently organizes and runs the SF Bay OpenStack User Group, personally hosting the bi-weekly meetup. Lisa is the Director of Developer Marketing at Portworx, providing cloud native storage and solving the problem of running stateful containerized applications in production. For 7 years prior Lisa led the global developer community... FULL PROFILE
Equinix Japan K.K.
He is a board member of Japan OpenStack User Group and a chairman / founder of OpenStack Days Tokyo. His mission is to provide the elastic and secure cloud infrastructure with Hybrid cloud technologies to the market.   He is working with OpenStack project since 2011. He also is one of the member of OpenStack Ambassador and contributing the Asian OpenStack User Group development as an... FULL PROFILE
OpenStack Ambassador, founder of Hungarian OpenStack user group, co-organizer of OpenStack CEE Day event and active contributor of multiple OpenStack projects. Marton have a background in the telecommunication sector, he was a CTO for a Telenor owned company and managed the operation and development areas in Central Europe and Asia. Actually he is working at Aptira as a GM for the EU region. FULL PROFILE
NEC Corporation
Akira is the maintainer of the web site of Japan OpenStack User Group ( ). He is leading OpenStack study meetups in Japan since 2012, JOSUG events like OpenStack Advent calendar, translation activities of OpenStack documents into Japanese, and so on. FULL PROFILE
Getnet, IT Security Coordinator
Marcelo Dieder works with Openstack since 2011. He is a founding member of the OpenStack Brazil user group and coordinates the translation team of OpenStack Brazil. He is an OpenStack Ambassador and has helped in the growth of the users groups through his organizing of events, lectures, and local surveys to attract new users and contributors to the project. Currently I work as IT Security... FULL PROFILE