Jeff Autor is a Distinguished Technologist in the HP Servers Business Unit of the Hewlett-Packard Company (HP). Over his 24-year career at HP he has designed and developed systems management technology for HP server products. Jeff co-authored the first SNMP server management MIBs, and has been involved in the architecture of numerous HP BladeSystem, HP ProLiant and HP iLO management technologies. He has architected and developed manageability interfaces both internal and external to the server ecosystem including support for SNMP, IPMI and JSON-based RESTful protocols. Jeff earned a BS degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He holds 17 patents in the areas of computer system management, hardware abstraction and failover clustering.
Jeff is currently co-Chair of the DMTF's Scalable Platforms Management Forum, leading the effort at HP to create the Redfish open industry standard for systems management using modern RESTful-style protocols and customer-friendly data models.