Alex is co-founder of Cloudkick and director of product at Rackspace. Cloudkick, recently acquired by Rackspace in December, was a Y Combinator funded startup and one of Robert Scoble’s 2010 startups to watch. In addition to advising startups, Alex is a lead contributor to libcloud, an open source library for developers to build portable cloud applications. Previously, he has worked on many free/open infrastructure projects for the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and the Oregon State Open Source Lab. He holds a BS in Computer Science from Oregon State University.