Photo of Alex Polvi "I do not hesitate at all saying that my success is 100 percent because of the OSL; they set me up to have a successful career. Without that, I don't know what I'd be doing. We need more technical people and more students who can go out and get jobs, and this is such a great model for that."

—Alex Polvi, co-founder and CEO, CoreOS

Alex Polvi was one of the first student employees of the Open Source Lab (OSL), a CASS unit. He went on to found Cloudkick which was purchased by Rackspace. More recently, he and fellow OSL alumni, Brandon Philips, co-founded CoreOS. Read more about their story and how working at the OSL shaped their careers.

Several hundred students have received similar training through CASS and have gone on to jobs in leading organizations including:

  • Amazon
  • Apache
  • Apple
  • Boeing
  • CoreOS
  • Google
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Intel
  • Linux Foundation
  • Microsoft
  • Mozilla
  • Nike
  • Puppet Labs
  • Rackspace
  • Red Hat
  • Square
  • Yelp!
  • Zillow

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