About Chet Burgess
Chet is the Chief Architect of the Cisco OpenStack Private Cloud product at Cisco and was part of the founding team at Metacloud. In his role, he is responsible for the overall technical architecture and direction of the product, helping to ensure that the solutions delivered are available, redundant, and scalable.
Chet has more than 20 years of experience working on interesting problems in IT. His career started at a VAR building computer and small business networks. Since then he has held a number of positions including the Director of Enterprise Unix Systems at the University of Southern California (which he graduated from in 2006) and Senior Systems Architect at Ticketmaster Entertainment/Live Nation Entertainment. Immediately prior to helping launch Metacloud Chet was the Senior Systems Architect for Ticketmaster's Transactional API for Partners and iPhone application. Chet's passion is working on availability and scalability problems in large scale systems deployments.