Kubernetes Community Days Bengaluru is a community-organized event that includes conference and workshop events, to gather adopters and technologists from leading open source and cloud-native communities. The conference event is supported by the CNCF.
CFPs for the event are closed. We are reviewing the applications and the schedule will be published shortly.
Registrations are closed now for the workshops:
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KCD, Bengaluru is non-for-profit community driven event all the proceedings will be spent on the event's swag and/or scholarships. You can check the details about the sponsorship here.
The Kubernetes Community Days are dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for participants at all of our events.
Principal Developer Experience Engineer
IBM India Software Labs
National Institute of Technology Rourkela
Senior Cloud Advocate, Cloud + AI Engineering team
Presidency University, Intern at DoKc
Gujarat Technological University
SRM Institute of Science and Technology
Symbiosis University Of Applied Sciences
Developer Relations Lead - New Relic APJ
Jeffrey is a Principal Developer Experience Engineer at the CNCF, with a focus on improving community and project automation. Before that, he’s worked at Red Hat and the University of Michigan focusing on Cloud Native technologies and CICD patterns. Jeffrey has been a contributor to upstream Kubernetes, helping in SIG-Contribex, SIG-Release, and SIG-UI. He passionately advocates for open source development and recognizing and alleviating burnout.
Navneet Joneja is a Vice President at VMware, responsible for the Tanzu Kubernetes Platform. Before VMware, he led product management for Azure Virtual Machines, Confidential Computing and HPC at Microsoft, and Compute and Developer platforms (Google Compute Engine, App Engine, Cloud Functions, Kubernetes and Google Kubernetes Engine) at Google.
Shivay Lamba is a software developer specializing in DevOps, Machine Learning and Full Stack Development.
He is an Open Source Enthusiast and has been part of various programs like Google Code In and Google Summer of Code as a Mentor and has also been a MLH Fellow. He has also interned at organizations like EY, Genpact.
He is actively involved in community work as well. He is a TensorflowJS SIG member, Mentor in OpenMined and CNCF Service Mesh Community, SODA Foundation and has given talks at various conferences like Github Satellite, Voice Global, Fossasia Tech Summit, TensorflowJS Show & Tell.
Pravar Agrawal is a DevOps engineer with 6 years of experience in Cloud, Automation and Development projects. He has a keen interest in Open-source projects and have been contributing to projects like Descheduler, kube-scheduler-simulator and Kubernetes. He currently works at IBM-ISL for IBM Kubernetes Service and likes reading and blogging in his free time.
The speaker is a senior undergraduate in the Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering at the National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India. He has a keen interest in open-source technologies both as an end-user and upstream contributor. As an LFX mentee for Chaos Mesh during the spring of 2021, he contributed towards adding more features to AWS Chaos. Presently he is an upstream contributor at Kubernetes, majorly contributing to SIG-Contribex.
Pranay is one of the maintainers at SigNoz, an open source APM. He loves working on open source and observability, and has deep interest in philosophy esp. around existentialism
He has been speaker in events hosted by Github India and given talks on topics like crypto economics in the past.
Ravi Hari is a Principal Software Engineer at Intuit. He worked on Infrastructure for Kubernetes at Intuit where he developed frameworks and tools for Kubernetes Cluster Creation on AWS and Gitops for AWS that manages Cloud Resource Lifecycle. He is also the maintainer of Keikoproj and a contributor to ArgoProj.
Suraj has worked with Kubernetes since version 1.3. He has been active in the Kubernetes Bangalore community, organizing meetups and bringing Kubernetes to the masses. In an effort to make Kubernetes easier, he has worked earlier on projects like Kompose, which converted docker-compose to Kubernetes artifacts. He has spoken at conferences like FOSDEM, Devconf India, Rootconf, Cloud-native Rejekts, Pycon India, etc. He currently works at Microsoft in the Azure team. He likes reading, blogging, and geeking out about productivity tools.
Dushyant is a Sr. Program Manager working in the area for providing IT and Platform solutions to R&D engineers. Our focus is to provide good development tools to R&D within Organization.
We has started home grown Kubernetes community in engineering to create more awareness and engagement within the company.
We would like to let others know how they can starts in house community , benefits and challenges
Anusha Hegde is a Senior Software Engineer @VMware working on getting Kubernetes on the Edge and is the maintainer of Cluster API Provider for Bring Your Own Host. She is also a member of kubernetes-sigs org. She came across KPNG a few months ago, when she set out to learn K8s networking the hard way and has not looked back since. When not glued to her laptop, she is almost always goofing around with her dog.
Rajas Kakodkar is a Software Engineer at VMware. Currently, he works on Tanzu Community Edition and Tanzu Framework. In the past (at Persistent Systems) he has been part of the team which added s390x conformance test results to testgrid. He is an active contributor to the Kubernetes project mostly in sig-testing and sig-network areas.
Vivek Sridhar is a technophile and an Open-Source contributor with around 15+ years of experience in the Software Industry and works at Microsoft as a Senior Cloud Advocate, Cloud + AI Engineering team. In his previous role, he has mentored startups/developers, speaker at conferences/meetups for DigitalOcean as Senior Developer Advocate, Co-Founder / Chief-Architect of NoodleNext Technology. He was also heading DevOps and QA at BlackBuck and was a DevOps Solution Architect at HCL (Australia) in client engagement. Vivek started his career with IBM Rational (India Software Labs) as a Software Developer.
Shivani Singhal is a Member of Technical Staff 3 @VMware, who has started her Kubernetes contribution since 2019. She is graduated as a mentee from LFX Mentorship Program (previously known as community bridge). Currently she is actively contributing to SIG cluster API lifecycle and working as a reviewer in Cluster API provider for AWS [CAPA]. When not glued to her laptop, she is mostly engaged in cooking stuff and with her doodle book.
Madhur Agarwal is a Member of Technical Staff 3 @VMware, who was introduced to the Kubernetes world via Cluster API. He recently received his kubernetes-sigs membership. Over the past few months, his work has been around Cluster API provider for AWS.
Daniel is a Scale engineer @ HoneyBook.
As a Scale engineer he is responsible for enabling developers to create consistent, scalable, secure products by creating shared infrastructure in HoneyBooks codebase, creating deployment pipelines and workflows, integrating CI\CD, creating in house developer tooling, database optimizations, performance improvements and more.
Very passionate about code and coding, he is adamant about enabling developers and boosting developer productivity using open source tools like Kubernetes.
Daniel has written in the past about cloud development, cloud infrastructure and the likes as seen in https://medium.com/@kidondaniel
Arsh is a Developer Experience Engineer at Okteto. He has contributed to multiple areas in the upstream Kubernetes project, including Testing, Architecture, Docs, and Release. He is also a maintainer of "depstat" - a CLI tool used to analyze the dependencies of the K8s codebase. As an active contributor to SIG Docs, he received the Kubernetes Contributor Award for his contributions last year. He is also currently the New Contributor Ambassador for SIG Docs. He is currently also a part of the Kubernetes 1.24 Release Team and has been on the release team since 1.23.
Previously, he has also contributed to other CNCF projects, including cert-manager and Kyverno. Arsh has given talks and written blogs on various topics in the cloud-native ecosystem before. Recordings of some of his talks can be found at: https://arshsharma.com/talks/
Prasad works as a Tech Lead at InfraCloud Technologies (infracloud.io). His main areas of interest are Kubernetes, distributed systems, and Open-source. He is the creator and maintainer of BotKube (botkube.io), an ex-GSOCer, and has contributed to several open source projects including GCC, Kubernetes, and Gobot.
I'm V SREENIVAS a team savvy who love to explore and get fascinated by the fact how technology is changing the world. I'm pursuing Bachelor of technology in bangalore, currently I'm in my sophomore year. I'm getting my hands dirty with DevOps stuff.
I am Meha Bhalodiya, a junior pursuing Bachelors in computer, a Kubernetes 1.24 & 1.23 Release Docs Shadow and also a SIG Docs Member from India. My interest lies in DevOps and Cloud Native domain.
Senthil Raja Chermapandian is Principal Software Engineer in Ericsson. He is a Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), Maintainer of Open Source project “kube-fledged”, Tech Blogger and Speaker. He specialises in Machine Learning, Distributed Systems, Edge Computing, Cloud-Native Software Development, WebAssembly, Kubernetes and Google Cloud Platform.
Savita Ashture works at Red Hat as a Senior Software Engineer India, Bangalore. She is an Open-Source enthusiast who contributes to Open Source in every possible way. She has working experience on Public, Private Cloud, Kubernetes, Knative, Service Mesh etc... around Cloud native projects. Currently, full time contributor to Tekton project and maintainer of Tekton Operator and Tekton Triggers. She has presented her work at various Conferences and Meetups. Few of them are Devconf, POSS, OSI, KCD, cdCon.
She has also been awarded as Open Source People Choice Community Award for Kubernetes Article.
Shivam Mukhade works at Red Hat as a Software Engineer based in India. He is an Open-Source enthusiast who is contributing to multiple Open Source projects. He contributed extensively to Tekton and OpenShift PipelinesAsCode. Recently, he has been contributing to Shipwright. He is maintainer for Tekton Operator, Tekton Hub and Catlin.
I, Mitesh Sharma, have more than 12 years of experience working in different startups. I am working as an engineering manager at Rudderstack and managing Control Plane and infrastructure team. I have experience in managing the multi-cluster environment in Kubernetes and building things end to end.
I have been writing blogs to help the community by sharing my knowledge on different topics (https://medium.com/@mitesh_shamra).
I, Lokesh Gangineni, have more than 7 years of experience working in different startups. I am leading the technology aspect infrastructure team at Rudderstack. I have experience in managing the multi-cluster environment in Kubernetes at a high scale.
I am Senior Member of Technical Staff at VMware with 8 years of experience in cloud domain. I am passionate about contributing to Open Source. I am CKA and CKAD certified and currently preparing for CKS.
I am currently working in EY GDS as an Assistant Director , Cloud Practice .
Before that I was working in Accenture and PwC India as a Cloud Solution Architect .
I have overall 10 years of experience in IT , with 5 years in Cloud technologies specifically .
I have worked with multiple enterprises on their cloud journey and adoption of cloud-native architectures .
I have also worked on CCOE ( Cloud Centre of Excellence ) teams , where the ask was to establish design practices , guidelines and processed for adoption of cloud-native tools ,and applications across the enterprise ( multiple teams ) .
Akshat Khanna is an MTS Intern at VMware and a Final Year student pursuing B.Tech in Computer Science at SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai. He is currently working on Kubernetes solution for the edge location and also has been contributing to open-source. He has a good experience of developing products and services around Kubernetes and cloud technologies.
I am Software Engineer at InfraCloud Technologies . I work mainly on Golang and Kubernetes operators.
I love contributing to Open Source Projects , mainly Cloud Native and these days I am also looking into large scale distributed systems under the hood.
Ashutosh is an engineer at VMware on k8s lifecycle team. He has started contributing on cluster-api projects especially cluster-api-provider-azure. Prior to this, he worked at a Kubernetes storage startup where he helped build the control plane and storage operators for the underlying backend storage of the project that have now become part of CNCF.
Ankita is a software engineer at VMware on cluster lifecycle team. She has started contributing on cluster-api projects with major focus on cluster-api-provider-aws. She is a reviewer for the cluster-api-provider-aws project since last year. Prior to this, she worked with Nokia networks where she helped develop cloud native solutions for network management software on Openstack cloud and developed pluggable microservices for the same.
I am a final-year undergraduate student and currently working as an Intern at CloudYuga. Currently, I am working on Kubernetes and different cloud-native technologies and also have been a student mentor for the Google Cloud Career Readiness program.
Saranya works at ChaosNative as a Software Engineer and contributor to LitmusChaos, a Chaos Orchestration framework for practicing chaos engineering in cloud-native environments. She is passionate about contributing to Open Source and primarily helps architect, and execute Litmus Web.
Neelanjan Manna is currently working as a Software Engineer in ChaosNative. He is a contributor to the CNCF LitmusChaos project where he develops chaos engineering use cases for a multitude of cloud-native infrastructures and applications. He is motivated to contribute to the development of emerging technologies including Chaos Engineering, Cloud Computing, and Full Stack Development.
Steve is the Developer Relations Lead for New Relic Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. He has over 10 years of solution consulting across the Asian region, working with clients across organizations such as VMware, New Relic, and Toptal. Outside of work, Steve loves to tinker with code, hunt for good deals, and continue to practice hot hatha.
Founder and Principal Consultant
Open Source Engineering | VMWare Tanzu
LitmusChaos Community Manager