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Matt works on the Cloud Native Computing Team at Samsung SDS where he focuses on cloud native applications. He is an author, speaker, and regular contributor to open source. Matt has been developing software for over 25 years. He is a maintainer of Helm and a Kubernetes SIG Apps co-chair.
Karen Chu is a Community PM on the Microsoft Azure Container Compute Upstream team with a focus on open source tools such as Helm, CNAB, Brigade, Virtual Kubelet, and more. She is a CNCF Ambassador, meet-up organizer, and conference organizer. She has also worked on and keynoted on The Illustrated Children’s Guide to Kubernetes book series. When she’s not connecting dots in the community, you can find her traveling, pursuing photography, and enjoying awesome chai.
Matt Butcher leads a team of open source developers at Microsoft. He is a core maintainer of Helm. Matt has authored a number of books, including “Go in Practice” with Matt Farina. With Karen Chu, Matt created the “Illustrated Children’s Guide to Kubernetes” series. When Matt isn’t hacking away on open source projects, he enjoys drinking specialty coffee and hiking in the Colorado Rockies.
Bridget Kromhout is a Principal Program Manager at Microsoft, focusing on the open source Kubernetes ecosystem. Her CS degree emphasis was in theory, but she now deals with the concrete (if “cloud” can be considered tangible). After 15 years as an operations engineer, she traded being on call for being on a plane. A frequent speaker and program committee member for tech conferences, she leads the devopsdays organization globally and the devops community at home in Minneapolis. She podcasts with Arrested DevOps, blogs at https://bridgetkromhout.com, and is active in a Twitterverse near you.