Sahdev P. Zala is a senior software engineer and open source developer at IBM in Raleigh, North Carolina. He is a maintainer for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s (CNCF) etcd project, a member of the Kubernetes GitHub Organization, and co-lead of Kubernetes Provider IBM Cloud. He also served as a Program Committee member for the KubeCon Europe 2021. Previously, Sahdev was a core contributor in OpenStack and a Technical Committee member of OASIS TOSCA. Sahdev has been a speaker at various conferences such as KubeCon, OpenStack summits, LinuxCon, IBM Think, All Things Open, European Grid Infrastructure (EGI), Open FinTech Forum, and local open source Meetups.