Chris is a Principal Member of Technical Staff in Verizon Wireless's Messaging Systems Engineering group. Chris acts as a system integrator, bringing both vendor applications and internal tools into VCP, Verizon's OpenStack deployment. He writes and modifies tools to assist with application/VNF deployment, migration, and ongoing operations. A recent major focus has been on RCS - Rich Communication Services.
Prior to his current role, Chris began his OpenStack journey working to deploy a Solaris OpenStack cloud on SPARC in Verizon IT.
Chris has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Villanova University in Pennsylvania.