I count myself among a lucky few within the community who get to work with the future of open technology, together we uplift, enable and help to make peoples lives a little better.
SIG App Delivery
SIG Security
SIG Storage
Certified Kubernetes Administrator
Certified Kubernetes Application Developer
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Having worked with many cloud native projects and advocated for DevOps & DevRel practices both within my professional and opensource career, I am excited to continue to help others to find success with CNCF as a pivotal community to do so.

I've worked the last decade within software engineering at Microsoft, BSkyB, Blinkbox, American express to name a few - working on projects such as high volume mobile streaming, Kubernetes federation across regions (including Russia) and optimised XDS within a Golang control plane for Envoy. Some career highlights are working on XBoxOne/Epic (Unreal) network layer test architecture, SkyGo iOS mobile App and high TPS HRTech integration with Amazon.

Professionally my interests are around coordinating the frog-leaps in technological advancements into a way that best services developer experience. Packaging the potential of CNCF projects into a consumable/low-entry-bar offering that can help to adopt new and existing developers, encouraging them to contribute back and further proliferate a vendor-neutral ecosystem that empowers us all.

I live in the countryside south of London with my wife and son, I enjoy hobbyist electronics, cooking, gardening, science-fiction (or speculative future if optimistic) and Yoga.

CNI, Envoy, Helm, Jaeger, Kubernetes, gRPC
Serverless, Service Mesh, Observability, Application and Development, Operations, Performance
Executive
Engineering Director
American Express
United Kingdom
English
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