Joshua McKenty is vice president of the systems advisory group at Pivotal, where he works with Fortune 100 customers who seek to transition to a cloud native architecture. An entrepreneur and technologist, he is the co-founder of OpenStack and Piston (acquired by Cisco), and was the founding chief architect of NASA Nebula, the federal government’s first cloud computing platform. He was the team lead for the development of Netscape 8 as well as AOL’s IE AIM toolbar, and Joint CTO at Mercurial Communications.  More recently, McKenty led the IT efforts and successful first release of OpenQuake, an open source software application allowing users to compute seismic hazard, seismic risk, and the socio-economic impact of earthquakes.