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Chris Arcand


Platform engineer at Red Hat, ManageIQ core committer, maintainer of octobox.io, and conference speaker. A Minnesotan who spends too much money on keyboards, ice hockey, and backpacking gear.

Minneapolis, MN


Hi. I'm Chris.

I’m a platform engineer at Red Hat on the ManageIQ core team. ManageIQ is the open source cloud management platform behind Red Hat CloudForms. I call the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota my home.

I’ve enjoyed working remotely since 2014 and have worked full-time on open source software since 2015. I also enjoy public speaking, having spoken at major conferences as close as the American Midwest and as far as Kyoto, Japan.

Outside of programming I love backpacking, ice hockey, and performing/listening to music. Above all I simply aspire to be a good human being.

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