01 - General Overview About the Edge

Posted on Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020

In this first episode Bill and Sebastian talk with Arpit Joshipura, GM Networking + Edge/IOT at Linux Foundation and GM Networking + Edge/IOT at Linux Foundation. He gives a general overview about edge computing and insights into interesting use cases.

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Arpit Joshipura

Arpit Joshipura is an executive leader and open source software evangelist across carriers, cloud and enterprise IT - spanning technology areas like networking, orchestration, operating systems, security, AI, edge, hardware and silicon. He was voted “Top 5 Movers and Shakers” in the Telecom Industry. At the Linux Foundation, Arpit leads open source projects in Networking (ONAP, OPNFV, ODL, FDIO, OvS, DPDK, OpenSwitch, DENT and others) as well as Edge/IOT (Akraino, EdgeX, EVE and others). As an industry thought leader, he is driving major disruptions including 5G, Edge, AI, Cloud Native (VNFs to CNFs). Arpit brings 30 years of networking expertise and vision to The Linux Foundation, with both technical depth and business breadth across IP, broadband, optical, mobile, routing, switching, L4-7, cloud, disaggregation, SDN/NFV, Cloud Native, open networking, and has been an early evangelist for open source. Arpit has served in CMO/CTO, VP, and Engineering leadership roles within both startups and larger enterprises.


Sebastian Scheele

Sebastian Scheele

Sebastian Scheele is the CEO and co-founder of Kubermatic. Kubermatic is an enterprise software platform company that enables enterprises and service providers to deliver automated multi-cloud operations. Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform, an enterprise Kubernetes management platform, automates thousands of Kubernetes clusters across any infrastructure on multi-cloud, on-prem and edge with unparalleled density and resilience. Sebastian is a CNCF Ambassador and has published several articles on Kubernetes in leading tech media.

Bill Mulligan (Guest Host)

Bill Mulligan (Guest Host)

Bill Mulligan currently works at Kubermatic as a Kubernetes Advocate, helping companies understand if Kubernetes is the right fit for them. He has been published on DevOps.com, DZone, The New Stack, TRIF, and appeared on The New Stack Makers and Cisco Cloud Unfiltered podcasts. He has given talks about Kubernetes at Cloud Native Rejekts, Cloud Native Warsaw, ContainerDays, DevOn Summit, DevOps Gathering, Landing Festival, Linux Foundation Networking Developer Forum, and Open Networking Summit.