Brendan Burns is a Partner Architect in Microsoft Azure, working on Azure Container Service and Azure Resource Manager Prior to Microsoft he worked at Google in the Google Cloud Platform, where he co founded the Kubernetes project and helped build APIs like Deployment Manager and Cloud DNS Before working on cloud, he worked on Google s web search infrastructure, with a focus on low latency indexing He has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a specialty in Robotics He lives in Seattle with his wife Robin Sanders, their two children and a cat Mrs Paws, who rules over their household with an iron paw