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Michael Scherbakov

Mike is a lead strategist for the cloud innovation team at Mirantis, a software engineering company delivering custom cloud platforms. As team leader, he manages the company’s OpenStack group and plans research in open source technologies.  Mike works closely with customers, helping them deploy complex distributed cloud applications using the most advanced open source resources. He is popular with customers because of his agility and talent in building trust quickly. This helps Mirantis customers fast-track projects, go to market sooner, and reduce project costs.  His development expertise comes from dozens of projects related to technology innovation, continuous delivery, cloud automation, private clouds, grid computing, high performance systems, gLite, Globus Toolkit, OpenStack, EC2, Ruby, Python, Cucumber, Hadoop, Cassandra, and more. Mike previously engineered advanced cloud automation programs at Grid Dynamics, and high performance computing solutions at Saratov State University. He began his career as a systems administrator and has a degree in physics from Saratov State University.  Currently, Mike lives in Silicon Valley and enjoys building private clouds. If you’d like to discuss deployment automation, private clouds, or other IT topics, you can reach him at mscherbakov@mirantis.com or follow him on Twitter @mihgen.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, October 7

2:00pm EDT