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Vinay Kulkarni

Futurewei Technologies
Lead Principal Architect
Greater Seattle Area
Vinay is a Lead Principal Architect at the Seattle Research Center of Futurewei R&D Labs. He leads the eBPF/XDP Pod Networking team at Futurewei, and has contributed to Kubernetes compute, container runtime, and scalability efforts of the Centaurus Cloud project at Futurewei. Before Futurewei, Vinay worked for VMware, contributing to systemd, PhotonOS, and OVN-Kubernetes projects. He also worked on network routing protocols at F5 Networks and network devices (NDIS) at Microsoft. Vinay holds a master's degree from University of Southern California. His speaking experience comes from presentations at KubeCon and local meetups.