Jorge O. Castro currently works on the Juju Ecosystem Team as Cloud Community Liaison for Canonical Ltd, sponsors of the Ubuntu project. He’s been using Linux since 1998, and his current passion is Juju, the new cloud orchestration tool from Canonical.

Jorge works with some of the coolest people in the world building Free Software:

Having graduated with a degree in Telecommunications from Michigan State University and riding with the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment for four years, got into technology at SAIC and then moved to system administration at the School of Engineering and Computer Science at Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Michigan.

He now resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan with his lovely wife Jill, and their two beagles, Oscar and Luna.

Hobbies and interests include heavy metal, paleontology, vermiculture, technology, and scouting out the best beers in the world.

This bio written in the third person so I can reuse it for talks and publications, I don’t actually talk like this, though it would be awesome if I did.

Past Speaking Events

I love to talk and interact with different communities! I have presented at the following conferences:

User Groups

I am a member of the Michigan!/usr/group and try to attend regularly. You can also sometimes find me at Lugwash. I get to work with these fabulous people:

.. and used to work with these fabulous people: