With more than 20 years in the technology industry, Stephen now serves as the VP of Product at Anaconda. Stephen and the team are focused on shepherding the open-source community shaping the future of AI, machine learning, and data science while building solutions to allow organizations to collaborate, govern and deploy their Python and R data science in enterprise data centers and cloud. Prior to joining Anaconda, Stephen Nolan held several leadership roles at Rackspace for over 12 years. Most recently he served as General Manager of Rackspace Data Services, a portfolio of database and data analytics services that enabled customers to scale fast while focusing on their core business rather than the operations of their data layer. As a General Manager, he led ObjectRocket, A Rackspace Company, providing an enterprise-grade Database as a Service platform delivering the best in class open-source database technologies. Under his leadership tenure at ObjectRocket, the company experienced significant growth and scale while expanding its service offerings and adding the industry’s most widely used public cloud options to its platform. Prior to his leadership in Rackspace Data Services and ObjectRocket, Nolan served as Director of Product and Operations at Rackspace in San Francisco and San Antonio. Before joining Rackspace Stephen focused on enabling and delivering Enterprise Storage services on the EMC product line at Dell Inc.