Heidi Bretz

Director of Business Development, OpenStack Foundation

Heidi leads the foundation’s efforts to grow and nurture a strong ecosystem around OpenStack.

Heidi has spent over 15 years in the technology world in leadership positions with companies in Silicon Valley and in Seattle including Netscape, Red Herring, Microsoft and Amazon Web Services. She originally launched her career in banking spending nine years with Drexel Burnham Lambert, Wells Fargo and Hambrecht & Quist before falling in love with cutting edge technology when her bank (H&Q) was taking Netscape public . She made the career leap to Netscape and tech and has never looked back! Her passions besides game changing technologies, are cycling, skiing, music and almost any sport that involves speed.


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