Who is The Ansible Guy?

Passionate about open-source automation, orchestration, and observability integrations, Simon aims to simplify technology adoption in open-source environments. He is deeply involved in the OpenStack Cinder community, contributing to many collaborative designs. As an Ansible developer, he also creates Pure Storage’s leading storage automation experience.

Originally from England, Simon is a Sci-Fi enthusiast and Formula 1 fan who enjoys listening to 80s rock music. He is also a first responder in his local community.

With 35+ years in the storage industry as a customer and a vendor, Simon offers valuable insights into storage technology evolution and practical applications.