Shivakumar Gopalakrishnan has over 25 years of experience in Software Development, DevOps, SRE, and Platform Engineering. He has worked in wide-ranging industries, from a healthcare enterprise to a consumer-facing web-scale company. He founded a startup, was a key architect within a Fortune 1000 company, and was a manager/engineer in a Fortune 100 company. He has also given multiple presentations at DevOps/SRE conferences. He is the co-author of Hands-on Kubernetes on Azure.

He is currently an Individual Contributor at LinkedIn.