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.