John leads the OpenStack San Diego official user group getting the community excited about OpenStack! He frequently gives talks on cloud security, compliance and risk management.
John merges his interests in computing infrastructure, networking, and software security. His background includes leading product teams, writing prototype code and conducting risk assessments of distributed systems at Fortune 500s and startups alike. He brings a rare combination of technical expertise and product strategy and is just as comfortable writing code as he is developing a product strategy. John is the president of JHL Consulting where he provides technical risk, cybersecurity, and cloud product strategy services.