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Tuesday, May 12 • 3:50pm - 4:20pm
Finding and Organizing a Great Cloud Foundry User Group

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Virtualization and global distribution are great when it comes to cloud computing and open source. In both cases, physical location is irrelevant. But one of the best ways to join the Cloud Foundry community is to participate in a local meetup. The presenters will share their experience running user groups over the past decade and lessons learned from recent Cloud Foundry events.

This session will teach you how to:
1. Find an active Cloud Foundry (or related cloud computing) user group
2. Contribute your own knowledge at an upcoming event
3. Organize - and sustain - a strong Cloud Foundry community

After this presentation, you will:
1. Appreciate the professional (and social) benefits of attending a meetup
2. Know how to share your expertise and establish your eminence as a Cloud Foundry expert
3. Be prepared to effectively organize a sustainable Cloud Foundry user group

Speakers
avatar for Daniel Krook

Daniel Krook

Senior Software Engineer, IBM
Daniel Krook works with customers and the community to create first of a kind cloud solutions based on the OpenStack, Cloud Foundry, Docker, and OpenWhisk open source projects. Most recently he has been building bots and IoT prototypes backed by serverless, event-driven cloud architectures. He often speaks about cloud technologies at conferences and frequently organizes meetups in New York City.
avatar for Manuel Silveyra

Manuel Silveyra

Se̱or Software Engineer, Master Inventor, IBM
Manuel Silveyra is a Senior Cloud Solutions Architect. Manuel's focus is on OpenStack, Docker, and Cloud Foundry.  He was previously a lead architect in the Linux Integration Center at IBM. Manuel received B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and M.S. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso (Go Miners!).
avatar for Animesh Singh

Animesh Singh

Lead Cloud Architect
Animesh Singh is a Senior Cloud Architect for IBM Cloud Labs, a division of IBM Software Group. He has been with IBM for nine years and currently works with customers in designing cloud computing solutions on OpenStack and Cloud Foundry. He has been leading cutting edge projects for IBM enterprise customers in Telco, Banking, and Healthcare Industries, around cloud and virtualization technologies. He has a proven track record of driving design... Read More →


Tuesday May 12, 2015 3:50pm - 4:20pm
Great America Ballroom K

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