Red Hat is putting serious emphasis on cloud computing – with the goal of building agile infrastructure and platform clouds, which can be used to free developers and IT to do great things, faster. Brian will talk about how Red Hat’s “all-in” technology investments will help make this happen; including the external, upstream open source development model for RHEL, the Red Hat OpenStack community and the elasticity of deploying Openshift on top of Openstack.
Brian Stevens joined Red Hat's senior management team in 2001 and has been critical to the company's enterprise operating system, storage, and virtualization strategies. As CTO and vice president, Worldwide Engineering, Stevens has responsibility for Red Hat® engineering globally, encompassing Linux®, virtualization, middleware, and cloud computing. Stevens began his career at Digital Equipment Corporation where he was a developer on the first commercial release of the X Window System. During his 14 years at Digital, he became a senior member of technical staff and was responsible for the architecture and development of the UNIX and clustering product lines.