Robert Brennan is director of open source software at Fairwinds, a Kubernetes enablement company. He focuses on the development of software that abstracts away the complexity of underlying infrastructure to enable an optimal experience for engineers. Before Fairwinds, he worked as a senior software engineer for Google in AI and natural language processing. He is the co-founder of DataFire.io, an open source platform for building APIs and integrations, and LucyBot, developer of a suite of automated API documentation solutions deployed by Fortune 500 companies. He is a graduate of Columbia College and Columbia Engineering where he focused on machine learning.