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Individual Speaker Profile

Date Joined: July 10, 2015
Country: United States
Home Town: OSSEO
Zip Code: 55369
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • SUSE - From 2018-09-04 (Current)
  • Target - From 2017-01-23 To 2018-09-04
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise - From 2008-07-01 To 2017-01-20
Statement of Interest


Areas Of Expertise
  • Networking
  • SDN
  • Cloud
  • Software




Ryan Tidwell is a contributor to the OpenStack Neutron project and has been deploying and tinkering with OpenStack in various roles since the Diablo release of OpenStack. He is well-versed in developing manageability tools for systems administrators and OpenStack operators, building SDN controllers and applications, and contributes to OpenStack's Neutron project.  Ryan has experience running OpenStack at scale for major retailers and is currently working for SUSE. Ryan resides with his family in Minnesota (Twin Cities).

Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:
Vancouver, BC Barcelona, Spain
  • Building an Efficient Fast Path for DVR Routed Networks
Additional presentations:

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

Contact Ryan