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OpenShift Commons Gathering Red Hat Summit 2021

June 14, 2021 | 12:00 PM5:30 PM EDT | Red Hat Summit 2021

Where users, partners, customers, contributors and upstream project leads come together to collaborate and work together across the OpenShift Cloud Native ecosystem.

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Event Overview

This OpenShift Commons Gathering will be held on June 14th in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

The OpenShift Commons Gathering at Red Hat Summit 2021 will focus on talks from end users with production deployments of OpenShift sharing their use cases and lessons learned. This event will gather developers, DevOps professionals and sysadmins together to learn about best practices from upstream project leads and cloud native technology practitioners from all over the world.


Red Hat Summit 2021
Virtual Experience


Monday, June 14, 2021



Please note: Registration for Red Hat Summit 2021 is required, and includes access to OpenShift Commons Gathering.


Code of Conduct: We follow the Code of Conduct of other events such as KubeCon. Similarly we are dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for participants at all of our events, whether they are held in person or virtually. All event participants, whether they are attending an in-person event or a virtual event, are expected to behave in accordance with professional standards, with both this Code of Conduct as well as their respective employer's policies governing appropriate workplace behavior and applicable laws.

COVID-19 Health + Safety Information: CNCF is committed to our attendee's health and safety; this remains our top priority as we continue to monitor COVID-19 and look to the venue, local, state, CDC, and WHO guidelines to make the best and most informed decisions around onsite safety and requirements.

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See sessions from previous gatherings

12:00 PM
Welcome to the Commons: Community Collaboration in Action Diane Mueller (Red Hat)
12:05 PM
OpenShift 4.7 and Beyond: New Release Deep Dives and Road Ahead Rob Szumski (EdgeBit)Michael Elder (Red Hat)Naina Singh (Red Hat)Jamie Scott (Red Hat)
1:05 PM
Kubernetes as the Control Plane for the Hybrid Cloud Clayton Coleman (Red Hat)Joe Fernandes (Red Hat)
1:25 PM
Using Open Source and Open Data To Address Educational Disparities at Southern Coalition for Social Justice Tyler Whittenberg (Southern Coalition for Social Justice)Clarence Clayton (Red Hat)Christopher Tate (Red Hat)


Bernd MalmqvistPrincipal Container Platform Engineer

Çağlar GülşeniArtificial Intelligence Architecture and Development Chapter Lead

Christopher TatePrincipal Consultant
Red Hat

Clarence ClaytonManager, Data Privacy | Diversity and Inclusion Leader
Red Hat

Clayton ColemanLead Architect, OpenShift and Kubernetes
Red Hat

Craig Young

Diane MuellerDirector, Community Development, Distinguished Community Architect & Co-Chair OKD Working Group
Red Hat

Jamie ScottPrincipal Product Manager — Technical
Red Hat

Jay Huddleston
Red Hat

Joe FernandesVP and GM, Hybrid Cloud Platforms
Red Hat

Johannes SwanepoelFederal Government Technology Specialist
Red Hat

Marcel Haerri
Red Hat

Matt Simons
Worldpay from FIS

Michael ElderSenior Distinguished Engineer, Advanced Cluster Management
Red Hat

Michael Zamot
Red Hat

Murali Kaundinya
Wells Fargo

Naina SinghPrincipal Product Manager
Red Hat

Oliver GuggenbühlSenior Cloud System Engineer

Paul McDonald
Worldpay from FIS

Rajith AttapattuManaging Partner and CTO

Ricardo Lourenco
Red Hat

Robert FisherDistinguished Member Of Technical Staff

Rob SzumskiCEO & Founder

Robert PowellCloud Engineer
Services Australia

Robyn Alexander
Wells Fargo

Suha OndokuzmayisIT Infrastructure Deputy Manager

Tyler WhittenbergChief Counsel, Justice System Reform
Southern Coalition for Social Justice

Yener YumluSystems Architect


June 14, 2021 | 12:00 PM5:30 PM EDT

Virtual Experience
Red Hat Summit 2021