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Chris Wright

Red Hat
Chief Technologist
United States
Chris Wright is the Chief Technologist at Red Hat.  During his nearly
20 years as a software engineer he has worked in the telecom industry
on high availability and distributed systems and in the Linux industry
on security and virtualization.  He has been a Linux developer for over
a decade, most of that time spent deep in the Linux kernel working on
security and virtualization.  He is intrigued by the challenges that cloud
computing brings to virtualization and networking, and is now focused on
the cloud, KVM and network virtualization.  He lives in sunny Portland,
OR where he is happliy hacking on Open vSwitch and OpenStack.