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Our team reflects a unique blend of specialist skills

Matt Barker

Co founder

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Matt has been a part of the open source industry for over ten years. He was an early employee at Ubuntu, where he lead their OEM business in Asia, before moving to Corporate Services in Europe. He spent a number of years with NoSQL vendor MongoDB where he ran Public Sector. He caught the container bug early, and started Jetstack with Matt to help people take advantage of them.

Matt Bates

Co founder

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Matt’s background is in solutions for the acquisition, management and exploitation of large-scale data. Since its launch, he has contributed widely to the Kubernetes project, both to the technology and to the ecosystem. He was an early employee at NoSQL startup MongoDB, and previously at Deutsche Telekom R&D and Detica. When he’s not talking Kubernetes, he loves cycling and spending time with his family.

Christian Simon

Solutions Engineer

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Christian has worked as a Linux sysadmin for 10+ years. His hands-on practices are backed by his academic work around security practices. Since 2014 he has focused on providing modern DevOps environments by using container technology. This includes almost a year of running Kubernetes 1.0.5 in production.

James Munnelly

Solutions Engineer

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James has worked as a software engineer for the best part of 10 years. Having jumped onto Kubernetes at the beginning of 2015, he has almost 2yrs of production experience in public clouds and bare metal environments alike. When not working on Kubernetes, he’s tinkering with Golang and collaborating on other open-source projects.

Richard Wall

Solutions Engineer

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Richard is a programmer and open-source hacker. Python is his goto language, as a long time contributor to Twisted. For the past 3 years he’s been working on Flocker – a persistent volume management system for modern orchestrators. He’s worked on all areas of Flocker, including the control service, state machine, and the benchmarking framework for gathering metrics. Richard has been using Kubernetes since it was first released and he has a special interest in Kubernetes persistent storage.

Jonathan Davies

Solutions Engineer

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Jonathan has been working on open-source for more than ten years. He spent a number of years working for Canonical where he assisted customers with Ubuntu deployments across the spectrum of desktop, server and cloud infrastuctures. He’s dived into the fascinating world of Kubernetes, and when he isn’t tinkering with it at home, he can be found on a mountain on skis.

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