Carlos Maltzahn is the PI of the Open Source Program Office (OSPO), UC Santa Cruz and the founder and director of the UC Santa Cruz Center for Research in Open Source Software (CROSS). He also co-founded the Systems Research Lab, known for its cutting-edge work on programmable storage systems, big data storage & processing, scalable data management, distributed system performance management, and practical reproducible evaluation of computer systems. Carlos joined UC Santa Cruz in 2004, after five years at Netapp working on network-intermediaries and storage systems. In 2005 he co-founded and became a key mentor on Sage Weil’s Ceph project. In 2008 Carlos became a member of the computer science faculty at UC Santa Cruz and has graduated nine Ph.D. students since. Carlos graduated with a M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Colorado at Boulder. His work is funded by nonprofits, government, and industry, including the National Science Foundation, US Department of Energy, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and CROSS.


Carlos Maltzahn