Dan Ferber

Intel Corporation
Open Source Server Based Storage Technologist

Dan Ferber works in the Intel’s Storage Division Software Defined Storage team. He is involved with a number of open source server based storage projects including Ceph reference architectures, Ceph performance testing, and supporting several partners with their server based storage solutions. 

Prior to SDS work, Dan led the Solutions Engineering team for Lustre at Intel, supporting Intel’s Lustre community partners and customers in HPC and moving Lustre into both commercial and Exascale high performance IO environments. He previously ran Business Development and Strategic Partnerships at Whamcloud, a Lustre start-up acquired by Intel in July 2012. 

Dan has more than 20 years of high tech experience developing and supporting communications software, configuration management tools, database software, I/O libraries and commercial software at Cray, SGI, Sun, and Oracle. He also has managed engineering, support, and business development teams. Dan received an Excellence in Achievement award from Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Dan holds a Master's degree in Computer Systems from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota and a Bachelor's degree from Occidental College in Los Angeles.