OpenStack cloud startup Nebula is retooling its executive suite today, with a new CEO to take the reins from co-founder Chris Kemp. Gordon Stitt, co-founder and former CEO of Extreme Networks, will be the new CEO of Nebula, with Kemp taking on the role of chief strategy officer.
Chris Kemp is a pivotal figure and force in the cloud computing world. In 2010, while he was CTO of NASA, Kemp helped launch the open-source OpenStack cloud computing effort. Today, OpenStack has been embraced by the biggest names in IT, including IBM, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Cisco and Intel among others. Kemp left NASA in 2011 to found his own OpenStack startup called Nebula, where he has been serving as CEO. –