Board Member, Open19 Foundation

Cole Crawford

Cole Crawford is the CEO and founder of Vapor IO, the next generation platform for edge clouds.

He is a founding board member of the Open19 Foundation and was previously the founding executive director of the Open Compute Project Foundation. Cole is a co-founder of OpenStack, and has been a thought leader in data center technology and edge computing for over a decade. He and Vapor IO are currently leading industry efforts to deliver cloud computing to the edge of the network using Vapor IO’s patented hardware designs, as well as the company’s software portfolio for autonomous data center operations and application telemetry.