Joshua McKenty is vice president of the systems advisory group at Pivotal, where he works with Fortune 100 customers who seek to transition to a cloud native architecture. An entrepreneur and technologist, he is the co-founder of OpenStack and Piston (acquired by Cisco), and was the founding chief architect of NASA Nebula, the federal government’s first cloud computing platform. He was the team lead for the development of Netscape 8 as well as AOL’s IE AIM toolbar, and Joint CTO at Mercurial Communications. More recently, McKenty led the IT efforts and successful first release of OpenQuake, an open-source software application allowing users to compute seismic hazard, seismic risk, and the socio-economic impact of earthquakes.
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Joshua McKenty (Piston Cloud) speaks at XLDB-2012.
"During the very first Microsoft Azure OpenDev event, Joshua McKenty, Head of Global Ecosystem Engineering, discusses how Pivotal helps large organizations transform their businesses by adopting cloud-native patterns with modern Java applications on Pivotal Cloud Foundry, powered by Azure."
"Pivotal, the cloud computing and big data company that spun out of EMC and VMware in 2013, has hired Joshua McKenty, a big name in the OpenStack world, as field CTO for the company’s open source Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service framework."
"At this year’s Redis Conference hosted by Redis Labs in June, Josh McKenty, Vice President at Pivotal gave a very interesting talk that challenged assumptions many of us in the tech world have about Conway’s Law."
An interview between Robert Brennan Hart of Betakit and Joshua McKenty about the Canadian Cloud Council.