Austin Summit Tile - IBM SponsorWill you be one of the 8000+ attending the upcoming OpenStack Summit in Austin?  It’s now time to start really digging through the huge agenda and get your schedule all locked in.

As part of the community, we have over 60 IBM subject matter experts speaking at 40 technical breakout sessions from Compute, Storage, Networking to Containers and Orchestration. We’ve also put together an amazing line-up of Thought Leaders, Executives and Community Leaders who will share their point of view and use cases for OpenStack.  See the full agenda and add to your schedule.




On Monday, hear Don Rippert, IBM General Manager Cloud Strategy talk about Why IBM is Betting on OpenStack.  Just following the morning keynotes.


On Tuesday, join us for IBM Client Day, our sponsor track, open to all conference attendees.  If you’re evaluating your cloud strategy or seeking to transform to a digital business using open source, this event is for you.  Check out the line-up of speakers below.During the day, sign-up for an iPad Air 2 raffle, grab a cool poster giveaway.  At 4:20, skip the coffee, grab a drink and network with our leaders engaged in the community, like Kyle Mestery and his band of open networking bandits.   Drinks will be flowing at our “Networking Time-out”.  Texas specialty beers and sodas served.


Jesse Proudman

Jesse Proudman
CTO, IBM Blue Box
IBM Distinguished Engineer

Jason McGee

Jason McGee
IBM Fellow, VP, CTO Cloud Platform


Mark Shuttleworth
Canonical Founder

Angel Diaz
Vice President, IBM Cloud Architecture & Technology

Kyle Mestery

Kyle Mestery
IBM Distinguished Engineer,
Open Networking, OpenStack TC

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Hernan Alvarez
CPO, IBM Blue Box


Jessica Murillo
VP, IBM Systems Strategy


Brad Topol
IBM Distinguished Engineer,
OpenStack Community

Phil Estes

Phil Estes
Sr. Technical Staff Member, IBM
OpenStack Community & Containers

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Shamail Tahir
Offering Manager, IBM,
OpenStack Community Leader

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Azmir Mohamed
Sr. Offering Manager, IBM Blue Box

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Tyler Britten
Technical Advocacy, IBM Blue Box


Kershaw Mehta
Chief Architect,
OpenStack Solutions IBM z Systems

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Tyson Lawrie
DevOps & Solution Architect
IBM MobileFirst for iOS

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Tim Pouyer
Sr. DevOps Technical Specialist,
IBM MobileFirst

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Glen Hickman
DevOps Architect,
IBM MobileFirst

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