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Kendall Nelson

The Open Infrastructure Foundation
Senior Upstream Developer Advocate
Kendall is a Senior Upstream Developer Advocate at the Open Infrastructure Foundation based in St. Paul, MN. She first started working on OpenStack during the Liberty release (2015) on a single project and since then gotten involved in Release Management, the Diversity and Inclusion Working Group, the First Contact SIG, various technical leadership roles and also onboarding activities like OpenStack Upstream Institute. She has also worked as an election official for TC and PTL elections and served as a track chair for several industry events including KubeCon + CloudNativeCon and the Open Infrastructure Summit. One of her primary objectives is to connect open source communities like OpenStack and Kubernetes. She is involved in the Kubernetes community via the SIG Cloud Provider and provider OpenStack as well as SIG Contributor Experience. When she is not evangelizing about the awesomeness of OpenStack, bringing people into the community, binding open source communities together, or working to make upstream development in open source a friendlier place, she can be found reading Harry Potter, watching Doctor Who, or out on a photo taking adventure.
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