|[November 14, 2012]
Nebula Appoints OpenStack Co-Creator Jesse Andrews to VP of Product Management Post
PALO ALTO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Nebula® announced today that former ANSO Labs founder and CEO and
OpenStack founding engineer Jesse Andrews has been promoted to vice
president of product management.
Andrews has a long history of success building enterprise products by
harnessing the innovation of the open source community. He was
instrumental in the inception and development of key OpenStack projects
including Block Storage (Cinder), Identity and Authentication
(Keystone), Dashboard (Horizon), and helped shape the strategy for
building OpenStack services into the Rackspace Hosting (News - Alert) public cloud
"Nebula's product combines the simplicity of public cloud services with
the security and cost advantages of on-premise infrastructure," said
Chris C. Kemp, Co-founder and CEO of Nebula. "No one understands
OpenStack and the technologies that we're bringing together in our
product btter than Jesse."
In his new role, Andrews will guide Nebula's product development as the
company prepares for the general availability of its flagship private
cloud system. Andrews will be leading Nebula's world class product
management team, which now includes VMware ESX team veteran Prashant
Prahlad and former Cisco (News - Alert) Unified Computing System (UCS) product
management lead Tina Nolte.
"I am excited to have the opportunity to work with some of the most
innovative enterprises in the world as we ready Nebula's product for
general availability," said Andrews.
Prior to joining Nebula and Rackspace, Andrews bootstrapped ANSO Labs -
the company which designed and implemented the core OpenStack cloud
technologies Nova and Horizon for NASA. Andrews is also the creator and
owner of the popular Greasemonkey community site Userscripts.org.
Nebula is dedicated to enabling all enterprises to easily, securely and
inexpensively deploy large private cloud computing infrastructures.
Nebula is developing a system that will allow any business to easily
build a large private computing cloud from hundreds of inexpensive
servers. Nebula is privately held and venture-funded by Kleiner Perkins
Caufield & Byers, Comcast Ventures, Highland Capital Partners. Other
investors include Innovation Endeavors, and Google's (News - Alert) first investors,
Andy Bechtolsheim, David Cheriton and Ram Shriram. For more information,
visit Nebula at www.nebula.com.
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