Eric is a Staff Open Source Engineer at VMware where he has been solidly contributing to open source the last four years. He has 20 years experience in the software development industry. The bulk of his experience has been with security, protocols, configuration and systems management. Much of his time at VMware has been working on OpenStack as part of the VMware Integrated OpenStack product. But he now leads a team within the Open Source Technology Center focusing on open source contributions to security related projects.