John Dickinson is Director of Technology at SwiftStack. SwiftStack is a technology innovator of private cloud storage for today?s applications, powered by OpenStack Swift. John serves as the Project Technical Lead for OpenStack Swift and is the storage chair for the Open Compute Project. John has been involved in the development of Swift since 2009. John has spoken at many conferences, summits, and meetups around the world, including the OpenStack Summit, OSCON, and LinuxConf Australia.