Kris Nova is a Senior Developer Advocate for Heptio with an emphasis in containers, infrastructure, and Kubernetes. She is an ambassador for the cloud native computing foundation.
Prior to Heptio, Kris worked as a developer advocate for Microsoft, as well as an engineer on Kubernetes in Azure. She has a deep technical background in the Go programming language, and has authored many successful tools in Go. She is a Kubernetes maintainer, and the creator of kubicorn, a successful Kubernetes infrastructure management tool. She organizes a special interest group in Kubernetes, and is a leader in the community. Kris understands the grievances with running cloud native infrastructure via a distributed cloud native application, and recently authored an O’Reilly book on the topic called, Cloud Native Infrastructure. Kris lives in Seattle, WA and spends her free time mountaineering.