Chandler Vaughn

EVP, AI/ML & Enterprise Python Repositories

Chandler is VP, AI/ML & Enterprise Python Repositories at Anaconda. Chandler’s role includes developing and executing Anaconda’s technology and product strategy and managing and maintaining Anaconda’s roadmaps.

Prior to joining Anaconda, Chandler served in multiple leadership roles, both in product
management and engineering. He comes to Anaconda from Nutanix, where he ran
engineering for the Data Engineering, Availability, and Recovery business. Prior to
his time at Nutanix, Chandler led product and engineering for a tech-enabled services and SaaS startup focused on IoT and predictive analytics solutions for water utilities. He has also led product and technology groups for Codero Hosting, SunGard Availability Services,
Rackspace Managed Hosting, and Rackspace Cloud.

With over 20 years of experience in security, managed services, cloud computing,
SaaS, and data science, Chandler has nurtured several managed, cloud, and
SaaS-based businesses. In addition, he helped launch and grow Rackspace Cloud from its inception, and was a seminal leader in the eventual formation of OpenStack, the world’s first free and open-source cloud computing platform. Chandler is currently named as inventor on several patents for distributed block storage and distributed computing, hybrid and multi-networking cloud architectures, and cloud automation.

Chandler holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas, Austin, an MBA from
Rice University, and a MS in Data Science from SMU. He is a proud native Texan, and
lives in Austin with his wife and two strong-willed puppies. When Chandler is not in front of a computer, you can find him reading, hiking, swimming, camping, or biking. At times you may find him doing some of these things with his computer, too.