Google Next Cloud Native Summit

San Francisco Kubernetes Meetup

Mar 10, 2017, 2:00 – 4:30 AM

In-person event

About this event

SF Kubernauts!

To celebrate Google Cloud Next, we are going to hold a different type of San Francisco Kubernetes Meetup. On March 9, 2017 join us at Google's Launchpad in downtown San Francisco for a panel on Cloud Native Computing.

We will be highlighting Kubernetes, Fluentd, Linkerd, and Prometheus. This will be a Q&A with leaders from each project. Towards the end of the panel we'll bring in questions from the floor.

Our speakers will be:

Craig McLuckie - CEO, Heptio
Brandon Philips - CTO, CoreOS
William Morgan - CEO, Linkerd
Eduardo Silva - Open Source Engineer, Treasure Data

If you have any questions don't hesitate to ping me via Twitter (@baldwinmathew</a>) or

6:00 - 7:00 - Social Mixer 
7:00 - 8:00 - Cloud Native Panel 
8:00 - 8:30 - Wrap-up / Mixer

Craig (<a href="">@cmcluck
) is the founder and CEO of Heptio, a startup focused on making Kubernetes accessible to developers everywhere.  Prior to starting Heptio, Craig was a product manager at Google where he founded the Kubernetes project and worked with the industry to create the Cloud Native Computing Foundation that he also chaired.  He was also responsible for initiating and delivering several commercial cloud computing products including Google Compute Engine, Google Container Engine and Google Deployment Manager.  Prior to Google Craig worked on enterprise technologies at Microsoft for almost a decade. 

Eduardo Silva (@edsiper) is an Open Source Engineer at TreasureData, hacking, and

William Morgan (@wm) was an engineer at Twitter during that time, and he is now the CEO of, a company building open-source microservices infrastructure. Some of the big problems at Twitter were solved at the communication layer, using an RPC library called Finagle. At Buoyant, those lessons are being applied to a project called Linkerd, an RPC proxy.

Brandon Philips (@BrandonPhilips) is cofounder and chief technology officer of CoreOS. He leads teams building modern server infrastructure open source projects and enterprise products, like CoreOS Tectonic, the enterprise Kubernetes stack, and Quay, a private container image registry. He guides technical direction of cloud native technologies in the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. He leads the Technical Oversight Board of the Open Container Initiative, guiding open source communities building modern infrastructure and the technical future of projects essential to cloud native infrastructure stacks. Prior to CoreOS, he worked at Rackspace hacking on cloud monitoring and was a Linux kernel developer at SUSE. As a graduate of Oregon State's Open Source Lab, he is passionate about open source technologies and is a member of Oregon State's Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers.

Lightning Talks:
Sadly, we won't be doing lightning talks this time, but if you would like to present or do a lightning talk ping me.

Our friends at Google have offered to provide space for this upcoming event. The address is:

301 Howard Street
4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105



Friday, March 10, 2017
2:00 AM – 4:30 AM UTC


  • Jason Smith


    App Modernization Specialist

  • Reyann Lejano

    Red Hat

    Solutions Architect