Jaesuk Ahn have received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from University of Texas at Austin, in 2004 and 2009, respectively, all in Software Engineering. Upon the graduation, he joined Korea Telecom from Sept. 2009, where he started to work on Open Source Cloud Technologies, especially on OpenStack Project. he had led a development team to architect, develop, and deploy opoenstack-based cloud platform for KT's internal private cloud till 2014. He joined a venture company called cloud4u at 2014 working at developing cloud tool chain to design, orechestrate, provision, monitor systems on cloud environment. He also worked as a main architect to develop open paas platform for the government. He is currently working at SK Telecom on the research project related to Software Defined Data Center as well as production openstack deployment and operation. Especially, he is currently working on putting OpenStack on Kubernetes leveraging Kolla and OpenStack-Helm Project.
He has also been involved in openstack community from early stage. he founded OpenStack Korea User group at 2011, since then, he has been doing various activities to promote OpenStack in Korea. In addition, He has been working as one of main organizers of OpenStack Day in Korea event since 2014.