Marten Mickos

711 points
Los Altos, CA

Marten Mickos is the head of the Cloud business unit of Hewlett Packard. In this role Marten leads the work of building out the HP Helion portfolio which is based on OpenStack and other open source technologies. Prior to HP, Marten Mickos was CEO of Eucalyptus Systems, provider of the only AWS-compatible open source cloud computing platform. Before that as CEO of MySQL AB, Marten grew that company from a garage start-up to the second largest open source company in the world, ultimately serving as head of Sun Microsystem's Database Group. Marten holds a M.Sc. in technical physics from Helsinki University of Technology in his native Finland.

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