Geographically displaced Australian. Focused on building infrastructure solutions for compute use cases using a spectrum of virtualization, containerization, and bare-metal provisioning technologies, Stephen is currently a Principal Product Manager at Red Hat based in Toronto, Canada. He got his start in Open Source while building out and managing web-based solutions for the Earth Systems Science Computational Centre (ESSCC) at the University of Queensland while studying Information Technology and Commerce.
After taking a multi-year detour into the wonderful world of the z-Series mainframe and writing new COBOL applications for the Australian Tax Office (ATO) Stephen landed at Red Hat where he has grown his knowledge of the infrastructure space. Stephen has worked across multiple solutions including OpenShift Container Platform, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, and Red Hat Virtualization and related upstream projects.