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Kris Nova |

Kris Nova lives and breathes open source. She is transgender and is transparent about all things in her life. She believes in advocating for the best interest of the software and keeping the design process open and honest. She is a backend infrastructure engineer, with roots in Linux and C. 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.