Michael is the PTL for OpenStack Octavia and a core reviewer in the Kosmos (GSLB) project. Over his fifteen year career at HP he has worked on data center automation, distributed network systems, embedded system design, and big data. After HP, Michael joined Rackspace as a technical lead for OpenStack Innovation Center (OSIC) and part of the Rackspace private cloud team. Michael is now a principal software engineer at Red Hat. Michael lives in Corvallis, Oregon.