Monty is Manager of Developer Automation and Infrastructure for HP Helion Public Cloud. He runs the developer tooling, automation and process for the OpenStack project, is an at-large member of the OpenStack Project Policy Board, and is a regular conference speaker around the world. Monty has been with OpenStack since its inception, but before that was a core developer on Drizzle at Rackspace, and a Senior Consultant at MySQL, Inc. He's also started several companies related to Open Source software for the entertainment production industry, and he is an accomplished lighting designer. Monty splits his time between Seattle and New York where he works with several bands and theatre companies.