OpenStack CoOpetition, A View from Within
4 April 9:35AM - 10:10AM
35 minutes keynote
Join Mirantis CoFounder and Chief Marketing Officer as well as OpenStack Foundation Board Member Boris Renski as he reveals how organizations contributing to this great open source community are finding ways to both cooperate and compete. OpenStack users and contributing organizations will benefit from Boris shedding light on OpenStack coopetition politics, sharing his views on the strategies of individual players, and offering predictions on the future OpenStack competition landscape.
CoFounder and CMO, Mirantis
Boris is responsible for helping define Mirantis’ strategic vision and executing on it in the marketplace across the OpenStack ecosystem and beyond. Boris’s influence was instrumental in Mirantis’ current focus on OpenStack. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the OpenStack Foundation. During the last 15 years, Boris has held several executive positions with the companies he helped establish. He was a founder and CEO of Selectosa Systems an IT consulting company that was subsequently acquired in 2006 and a cofounder and angel investor at AGroup now a venture backed enterprise software company headquartered in Europe. Boris holds a BSc in Information Systems from Santa Clara University. He likes technical scuba diving, motorcycles, and RC helicopters.