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Please note: This schedule is for OpenStack Active Technical Contributors participating in the Icehouse Design Summit sessions in Hong Kong. These are working sessions to determine the roadmap of the Icehouse release and make decisions across the project. To see the full OpenStack Summit schedule, including presentations, panels and workshops, go to http://openstacksummitnovember2013.sched.org.
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Michael Factor

IBM, Haifa Research Lab
IBM Fellow, Storage and Systems
Israel
Dr. Michael Factor is an IBM Fellow with a focus on storage and systems and is the CTO for Cloud Storage Services.   Michael has presented on a range of storage topics at three of the last four OpenStack summits. His interest in cloud storage includes a deep focus on object storage (aka fixed content clouds) as well as storage support for compute clouds; this work is directed towards consumption via OpenStack. He takes a leading role in storage-related research in his lab including topics such as distributed storage systems, advanced storage networking technologies, cloud data stores, and analytics in the cloud.