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Thursday, October 29 • 9:00am - 9:40am
Ambassador Community Report

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OpenStack Ambassadors connect the user groups to the Foundation. They help initialize the groups and guide them to grow. Ambassadors can give feedback about all the OpenStack community.

Ambassadors launch some actions during the last release cycle:

- OpenStack community report
    - What is the size of the community
    - Global and regional trends
    - Introduce new groups, leaders

- Speaker directory

- Recommended practices for starting and running communities

- Official group process
     - Officials groups
     - Process

- Examples of User group help since Vancouver

- Groups portal
      - Overview
      - Results

- Welcome pack and OpenStack shop

- Q&A

Meet with the ambassadors on this session where they will introduce the improvements of the last half year and share their feelings and experience about the community. If you are a user group organizer you must be there, and feel free to share your thoughts and feelings with us!

Speakers
avatar for Christian Berendt

Christian Berendt

Cloud Solution Architect
Christian is working as a Cloud Solution Architect for the German company B1 Systems. He is a member of the OpenStack Docs team.
avatar for Marcelo Dieder

Marcelo Dieder

IT Coordinator and Openstack Consultant Brazil
Marcelo Dieder works with Openstack since 2011. He is a founding member of the OpenStack Brazil user group and coordinates the translation team of OpenStack Brazil. He is an OpenStack Ambassador and has helped in the growth of the users groups through his organizing of events, lectures, and local surveys to attract new users and contributors to the project. He works as IT Coordinator and as a Cloud Computing Consultant and training people about... Read More →
avatar for Tom Fifield

Tom Fifield

OpenStack community manager
After working on scalability in computing at particle physics experiments like ATLAS at the Large Hadron Collider, Tom led the creation of a cloud designed for the publicly-funded research sector in Australia.It currently serves thousands of researchers directly, using many datacentres over a broad geographical area. | Following working as a cloud architecture consultant and team lead for several years, Tom is currently harnessing his passion... Read More →
avatar for Erwan Gallen

Erwan Gallen

OpenStack technical Architect, Red Hat, Red Hat
Erwan is the President of OpenStack-Fr association, he is Ambassador of the OpenStack fondation and helps to promote the OpenStack project. As CTO of a web media group he has built high traffic platforms based on open source technologies, he has developed and created the biggest social media created in France. Erwan was Release Manager of the first french public Cloud provider based on OpenStack. Erwan is currently OpenStack Specialist... Read More →
avatar for Akihiro Hasegawa

Akihiro Hasegawa

Manager of R&D,Bit-Isle
He is a board member of Japan OpenStack User Group and a chairman / founder of OpenStack Days Tokyo.His mission is to provide the elastic and secure cloud infrastructure with Hybrid cloud technologies to the market. He is working with OpenStack project since 2011.He also is one of the member of OpenStack Ambassador and contributing the Asian OpenStack User Group development as an ambassador.
avatar for Kenneth Hui

Kenneth Hui

Director of Technical Marketing, Platform9, Platform9
I am the Director of Technical Marketing and Partner Alliances at Platform9, where we are enabling customers to be successful through our SaaS managed private cloud solution.  My passion is to help IT deliver value through collaboration, automation, and cloud computing.  I am an OpenStack Ambassador and a VMware vExpert.  I blog about cloud computing, distributed systems, OpenStack, VMware, and Platform9 at... Read More →
avatar for Marton Kiss

Marton Kiss

GM of Europe, Aptira
OpenStack Ambassador, founder of Hungarian OpenStack user group, co-organizer of OpenStack CEE Day event and active contributor of multiple OpenStack projects. Marton have a background in the telecommunication sector, he was a CTO for a Telenor owned company and managed the operation and development areas in Central Europe and Asia. He successfully managed some government related projects, including the development and operation of EU... Read More →
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Kavit Munshi

CTO, Aptira, Aptira
Kavit is the CTO of Aptira, heads Aptira's Indian operations and has 15 years of experience in designing and deploying Enterprise and Telco solutions.> |   | He is also the founder of the Indian OpenStack User Group and the OpenStack Ambassador for the region. Kavit is also an Individual Director member of the OpenStack Board of Directors. |   | Kavit has been a driving force behind the Indian OpenStack community and has... Read More →
avatar for Akira Yoshiyama

Akira Yoshiyama

Assistant Manager, NEC
Akira is the maintainer of the web site of Japan OpenStack User Group (http://openstack.jp). He is leading OpenStack study meetups in Japan since 2012, JOSUG events like OpenStack Advent calendar, translation activities of OpenStack documents into Japanese, and so on.


Thursday October 29, 2015 9:00am - 9:40am
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