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About Joe Arnold

@joearnold     @SwiftStack

Joe founded SwiftStack to deploy high-scale, cloud storage systems using OpenStack.

Joe managed the first public OpenStack launch of Swift independent of Rackspace deploying multiple large-scale cloud storage systems. He went on to co-found SwiftStack and serves as CEO. SwiftStack powers enterprises with a software defined storage platform, built on the OpenStack Swift object storage engine, to build a massively scalable private cloud.

Prior to working with OpenStack, Joe was the Director of engineering at Cloudscaling, where he managed OpenStack deployments at KT and Internap. Joe also headed up engineering for Engine Yard, overseeing the development of their Ruby on Rails deployment platform, AppCloud and managing the open source efforts of Rails 3, JRuby and Rubinius.

Joe is the author of OpenStack Swift, published by O'Reilly.

Specialties: Cloud computing, OpenStack, open source community building, engineering management, Agile software development, python, ruby on rails