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Christopher Ferris

IBM Distinguished Engineer - CTO Cloud and Industry Standards
Northbridge, Massachusetts
Christopher is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and CTO for Cloud Interoperability in IBM Software Group's Standards and Open Source organization. He has been involved in the architecture, design, and engineering of distributed systems for most of his 33+ year career in IT and has been actively engaged in open standards and open source development since 1999. He has technical responsibility for IBM's open source and standards initiatives relevant to Cloud Computing, including OpenStack and Cloud Foundry.

He enjoys tennis, both as a spectator and as an avid club player.