Kevin Jones is a Cloud Architect for Red Hat. His mission is to bring OpenStack into public service for Government, Research, and Educational entities. Kevin spends his time working with customers to define use cases around cloud and devops. Kevin has significant experience working with research and scientific computing entities to determine best fit for OpenStack and other technologies.
Kevin comes to Red Hat from NASA Langley Research Center where he was the Chief Technologist for IT. In his role at NASA, he helped evangelize the use of hybrid cloud computing. Kevin came up in his career as a developer first and via curiosity, migrated to a holistic approach focused on utilizing technology to deliver business results.
Kevin has been in the IT industry in Public Sector space since 2001. He came up as a developer and evolved into a full bore cloud solution architect. He carries Red Hat certification in OpenStack and Solution Architect certification in Amazon Web Services.