Karthik Gaekwad is a veteran engineer who enjoys building software products using cloud and container technologies. He has worked in both large enterprises and startups with his career spanning National Instruments, Mentor Graphics, Signal Sciences, and StackEngine (acquired by Oracle). Karthik works at Oracle as a Principal Advocate for Cloud-Native technologies at Cloud Native Labs. Karthik organizes several conferences including Devopsdays Austin and Container Days. He is also an accomplished author for LinkedIn Learning. In his free time, he enjoys blogging on theagileadmin.com.