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Individual Speaker Profile

Date Joined: July 07, 2015
Country: United States
Home Town: Apex
Zip Code: 27539
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • IBM - From 2013-03-04 (Current)
Statement of Interest


Areas Of Expertise
  • OpenStack
  • OpenStack Interoperability Challenge
  • Keystone




Dr. Brad Topol is an IBM Distinguished Engineer in the IBM Cloud Architecture and Technology organization. In his current role, Brad leads a development team focused on contributing to and improving OpenStack and he has cross-IBM responsibility for coordinating its contributions to OpenStack. Brad serves as a member of the OpenStack Foundation Board of Directors and is also an OpenStack core contributor to Keystone-Specs, Pycadf, and Heat-Translator. He has personally contributed to multiple OpenStack projects including Keystone, Pycadf, Heat-Translator, and DevStack and is the project lead for the OpenStack Interoperability Challenge effort. He is a co-author of Identity, Authentication & Access Management in OpenStack, a book published by O'Reilly Media in 2015.  


Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:
Additional presentations:

Willing to present via video conference: Yes
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • English

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