Kris Nova - Java / Enterprise Bio 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 Microsft, 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 and climbing things thought to be impossible.