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Wednesday, October 28 • 7:00am - 9:00am
WOO Breakfast Working Sessions

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Join the Women of OpenStack on Wednesday morning before keynotes for our 
3rd Summit breakfast working session. We'll review what we have 
accomplished since the Paris and Vancouver Summits and hear lightning talks 
from two speakers who exemplify #WeAreOpenStack. Our first speaker, Xing 
Yang, is making a positive impact on OpenStack as a core Cinder and Manila 
contributor and our second speaker, Niki Acosta, is using her skills to 
grow the OpenStack ecosystem. We'll break into smaller groups to discuss 
the key lightening talk messages and identify actions for the Women of 
OpenStack to achieve over the next six months. Breakfast and coffee will be 
provided.

Speakers
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Niki Acosta

Cisco Cloud Evangelist and Cohost of OSPod, Metacloud (now part of Cisco)
Niki Acosta is an OpenStack Evangelist who came to Cisco by way of the Metacloud Acquistion in late 2014. Her OpenStack journey began when she joined Rackspace in 2008, eventually becoming an OpenStack Evangelist for the Rackspace Cloud, and later, the Private Cloud business.  As a frequent speaker, podcaster, and blogger, she has become a recognized name in the cloud industry both on cloud topics and as an outspoken advocate for women in... Read More →
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Carol Barrett

Data Center Software Planner, Intel Corp
Carol is a 30+ yr high tech veteran, currently working within the Open Source Technology Center at Intel Corporation. She has broad software development experience ranging from weapon control systems on submarines to web based kids games to data center applications. She’s held many roles in her career including: Software Engineer, Engineering Manager, Business Development, Technology Marketing, Brand Management, Operations... Read More →
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Jessica Murillo

Vice President, IBM Systems Strategy, IBM
I am known for: Open source development, Open Stack, and Cloud. | | Jessica Murillo is the Vice President of Strategy at IBM. She collaborates with our clients and across IBM to define and deliver IBM Systems focused on enabling our clients to build their next generation data centers. This includes accelerating the adoption of Cloud, Analytics, Mobile, Social, and Security while increasing their delivery agility and velocity. Most recently... Read More →
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Xing Yang

Consultant Technologist, Office of the CTO at EMC
Xing is a consultant technologist from the Office of the CTO at EMC. She has expertise in storage, data protection, disaster recovery, and cloud and virtualization technologies. Xing has been an OpenStack contributor since the Grizzly release and is a core member in Cinder and Manila.


Wednesday October 28, 2015 7:00am - 9:00am
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