Amir Michael

Amir Michael
Founder, Coolan


Amir Michael is a co-founder of the Open Compute Project and while at Facebook he led the hardware teams responsible for the design and implementation of the servers that power some of the most-trafficked sites in the world. Amir plays an active role in the project, an initiative to share the custom-engineered technology for large scale data centers as an open source project.

Prior to Facebook, Amir worked at Google where he developed server and data center infrastructure. Amir recently founded Coolan a data-driven, community-based set of tools that provide customers with actionable insights about how their physical infrastructure is performing.

Amir holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara.


Cloud Computing
Location: Portland 251
Amir Michael (Coolan)
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