The Piston executive team includes former Zimbra General Manager Jim Morrisroe, former NASA Nebula Chief Technical Architect Joshua McKenty, former Rackspace luminary Christopher MacGown and former NASA Communications Director Gretchen Curtis.
Our core product, Piston OpenStack™, is a software product that uses advanced systems intelligence to orchestrate an entire private cloud environment using commodity hardware.
Piston helps drive OpenStack® forward via code contributions, thought leadership through our role on the OpenStack Project Policy Board, and in support of the OpenStack developer community. We willingly share our expertise, leadership, guidance, vision and code with the community and other companies working to make OpenStack the industry standard in cloud. Piston’s goal is to further the natural evolution of the OpenStack project while focusing on meeting the needs of the enterprise.
The company is funded by True Ventures, Hummer Winblad, Swisscom Ventures, Cisco Systems, Inc., Data Collective, and Divergent Ventures, and is based in San Francisco, California.
Current Team (9)Update
Jan 28, 2014
VP, Field Operations & Sales
Co-Founder and CMO
Co-Founder and Chief Scientist
Jan 1, 2011
Co-Founder and CTO
Chief Executive Officer
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Past Team (7)Update
Funding Rounds (4) - $14MUpdate
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