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Bill Carter

Bill is CTO for the Open Compute Project Foundation where he is a visionary and pathfinder on this open source journey. Bill works with the entire OCP Community and many other software groups, standards organizations, and industry consortiums to bring together people from around the globe to work together to solve tomorrow's challenges today.

Bill has 35 years of experience in a variety of architecture, engineering and product management roles. He has led server and workstation design and validation teams; provided consulting services to data center operators around the globe; and is a respected subject matter expert on product design, data center design, energy efficiency and operations optimization. He brings broad industry experience and technical depth to the foundation and has provided vision and leadership to the open hardware community.