Shakshober, Douglas (Shak)

Douglas Shakshober (Shak) is a senior consulting engineer and director of the CTO Performance Engineering team at Red Hat. His team focuses on characterization, optimization, and performance of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux kernel, KVM virtualization technology, Red Hat CloudForms, and Red Hat Storage Server. The team uses benchmarks and partners with OEMs and ISVs to test applications in high-end databases, web servers, and enterprise environments. Shak has a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology.