Giuseppe Paternò a.k.a. Gippa is an IT Architect and Security Expert with background in Open Source. Currently acts as a trusted advisor on OpenStack and cloud technologies, he works within the most famous European companies in the telecommunications, government and finance industries. OpenStack board candidate, rated #10 in the OpenStack community, he received awards and recognition from SuSE, HP and even mentioned by Forrester Research.

In the past he worked as an IT architect and Security expert for Canonical, RedHat, Symantec, Wind/Infostrada, Sun Microsystems and IBM and Visiting Researcher and Professor at the University of Dublin Trinity College.


HP MVP Award for your considerable community contributions to OpenStack and your strong presence in the community

Suzanna K. Litwin, HP Helion Manager

Giuseppe is paving the way for enterprises to embrace OpenStack

Gianluca Pancaccini, CIO of Telecom Italia

Giuseppe has done a great job of creating an important source of information on OpenStack technology

Jeff Cotten, President of RackSpace

SUSE appreciate Giuseppe clear and concise approach to OpenStack and its architecture.

Ralf Flaxa, VP of Engineering SUSE

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