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Anjaneya Chagam

Intel Corporation
Cloud Architect
Anjaneya “Reddy” Chagam is a Senior Principal Engineer and Chief Software-Defined Storage Architect in Intel’s Data Center Group. He is responsible for developing software-defined storage strategy, architecture, and technology initiatives. He is a member of the Technical Steering Committee for the OpenSDS Project, an open-source project focused on software-defined storage orchestration, and he represents Intel on the Ceph board. He was instrumental in initiating and gaining consensus among storage vendors to launch OpenSDS Linux Foundation project. He leads flash manageability architecture, development efforts in OpenSDS community. He is a Chief Architect responsible for delivering software optimizations in Ceph via Intel upstream contributions. He is a regular speaker at major industry conferences, including Storage Developer Conference, OpenStack, CloudNativeCon and Red Hat Summit, has published several white papers on flash-optimized storage solutions. He earned an MS in computer science from Arizona State University.