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CoreOS Fest Berlin, the Open Source Distributed Systems Conference, brings together experts from all over the world to discuss container technologies, distributed systems and open source software to help take the industry to the next level in distributed computing.

The 2016 event will gather 500+ developers, devops professionals and sysadmins together to explore the next steps in making container technologies successful and secure.

Learn more at coreos.com/fest 

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Karthik Gaekwad

Principle Member, Technical Staff
Karthik Gaekwad is a veteran engineer who enjoys building software products from scratch using cloud and container technologies. He has worked in both large enterprises and startups with his career spanning National Instruments, Mentor Graphics, was the first hired engineer at Signal Sciences, an early engineer at StackEngine (which was acquired by Oracle). Karthik works at Oracle as a Principal Evangelist for the cloud native space, and is the author for many courses on Kubernetes on lynda.com.

He has programmed in many languages including Java, C, C#, Python, and Ruby. He first learned Golang in 2012, and it had been his language of choice since. He has written many production-level applications using Go and appreciates its simplicity and flexibility.

Karthik graduated from the University of Arizona in 2007 with an MS in Computer Engineering and currently lives in Austin, Texas with his family. He organizes several conferences including Devopsdays and Container Days and has chaired the devops tracks for the Agile Conference, and All day devops. He is also an accomplished author for LinkedIn Learning and lynda.com. In his free time, Karthik enjoys spending time with family, keeping up with the latest trends in software, and dabbling in new product ideas.