Palo Alto, California
Sean Roberts is a current OpenStack Board Director plus he works with all things related to OpenStack and Software Defined Infrastructure at Yahoo. Yahoo is a leader in distributed systems and aims to use OpenStack for scaling the cloud infrastructure. Sean is leading the open source software development project OpenStack Training Guides, which is working to provide instruction materials for all OpenStack user groups. Sean is also contributing the the OpenStack policy project Congress and the trademark/interoperability projects DefCore and RefStack. He has been leading the San Francisco OpenStack user group for the past two years. Over the last year, they have held over 45 meetings, have over 3,000 members, and 500 active members. As a result of his work with the user groups, he was 'promoted' to be an OpenStack ambassador. As part of the user groups work, Sean is working with OpenStack community on identifying operational interests around scalability, high availability.