[openstack-dev] TC Candidacy

Anita Kuno anteaya at anteaya.info
Sun Oct 6 00:33:50 UTC 2013


On 10/05/2013 05:46 PM, Morgan Fainberg wrote:
> Hello everyone!  I would like propose my candidacy for the OpenStack 
> Technical Committee.
> A bit about me
> ============
> I have been working with OpenStack in a professional capacity since 
> before the Essex release and have participated in each of the summits 
> since that time.  Throughout that timeframe I've been an active 
> participant in most of the projects that make up OpenStack through 
> active communication and collaboration. I am currently a member of the 
> Keystone Core team and almost always available / active on IRC 
> (ensuring I have a good pulse on most of the projects at any given time).
> During the Havana cycle I have been mostly focused on Keystone, 
> however, I have also contributed to a number of other OpenStack 
> projects.  Over the last cycle, I have made sure to attend the TC 
> meetings and keep apprised of the content discussed and decisions made.
> Platform
> =======
> As a developer, operator, and consumer of OpenStack, I believe that 
> OpenStack (and, more generally speaking, IaaS) is the "way of the 
> future" when it comes to managing and maintaining computational 
> resources.  I think that OpenStack in particular is a defining force 
> within this space, and as such has a responsibility to help the 
> industry grow in a positive way.  This, in no small part, includes 
> bringing new projects online (from incubation to full integration) to 
> fill the gaps in functional coverage and ensuring that both new and 
> already integrated projects are ready for prime-time use.
> For the next couple of cycles (and beyond), I see the TC's role as not 
> only growing the platform in a stable and maintainable way, but also 
> being an active advocate for the diverse set of consumers of OpenStack 
> (public cloud providers, private cloud providers, enterprise 
> integration, development environments and platforms, QA environments, 
> end consumers of the various cloud installations, etc).  The TC should 
> continue to take an active role (in some cases more active) in the 
> project-wide scope direction.  This active participation will include 
> continued direct collaboration with the Board of Directors as well as 
> the many contributors (both corporate and individual) of OpenStack.
> The TC needs to have diverse representation from all corners of the 
> community to ensure that we keep the project moving forward in a way 
> that meets the real needs of all OpenStack users.  As part of the TC, 
> I would bring the experience of running multiple diverse private 
> clouds for large enterprises as well as an understanding of the need 
> to maintain and grow the accessibility of OpenStack for all use cases.
> I look forward to continue contributing as a member of the Keystone 
> Core team and being a vocal advocate for increased usability and ease 
> of deployment for all of OpenStack.  I would be honored to also serve 
> as a member of the TC, collaborating, and helping to guide the 
> technical direction of the project as a whole.
> Cheers,
> Morgan Fainberg
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