Dustin is an active maintainer and contributor to many open source projects, including Byobu and eCryptFS. At IBM, Dustin produced 75+ patents, including QWERsive (the technology behind "Swype" keyboards), and created the Orange Box (10-node portable cloud hardware).
Formerly the CTO of Gazzang, a venture funded start-up acquired by Cloudera, Dustin designed and implemented a key management system for cloud applications, called zTrustee, and delivered comprehensive security for cloud and big data platforms with eCryptfs and other encryption technologies.
A Fightin' Texas Aggie Class of 2001 graduate, Dustin lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife Kimberly, daughters, and his Australian Shepherds, Aggie and Tiger. Dustin is also an avid home brewer and wine maker.