Jean Parpaillon Elected Chairperson of the Board


Mar 30 2017

Jean Parpaillon Elected Chairperson of the Board of OW2

Paris, March 30, 2017 - OW2, the global community for open source infrastructure software and application platforms announces the new Board of Directors, in place for one year from March 22, 2017. The board has elected Jean Parpaillon as its Chairperson and President of OW2. 

Already an OW2 board member as Individual Members representative, Jean Parpaillon participated in several open source collaborative projects, including OCCIware. An expert in distributed systems, cloud computing, REST services, SNMP protocol, erlang/OTP, he is the main author of the erocci framework

Jean is erlang Senior Developer and Architect at KBRW Ad Venture, an independent software vendor based in Paris. His current mission is to focus on technical interoperability between diverse ERP and business systems. Previously he was research engineer at INRIA, co-founder of Lizenn, IRISA system engineer, and Kerlabs HPC system architect.

"I'm proud and honored to chair the OW2 community as it celebrates its 10th anniversary. At first, I want to thank all OW2 actors, contributors, volunteers, the small but efficient management office team and my predecessors for their commitment to the community. My expectations and passion for open source solutions have never been so high, as more and more users are calling for their core values: openness, transparency, collaboration, trust. I'm looking forward to lead the OW2 Governance with the aim to further share innovative solutions and to grow OW2 international reputation", declared Jean Parpaillon, OW2 Chairperson of the Board.

The new Chairperson of the Board was officially announced during the OW2 General Assembly, at Cloud Computing World Expo, March 22, in Paris. Find more information about OW2 presence at Cloud Computing World Expo 2017

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