BMK is a passionate solutions architect with the Bank of New Zealand. He is an advocate for modern engineering and developer practices including cloud native, microservices for enterprise agility, architecting for continuous delivery (CD), DevOps, observability, event-driven architecture with Kafka/NATS and open-source software. He is a polyglot and polymath. He is a CNCF Ambassador, DevOps enthusiast, leading DevOps and continuous delivery community of practices. He is one of the core organizers for DevOpsDaysNZ conference and co-chair for Cloud-Native Summit – Wellington. BMK hosts the Wellington CNCF meetup for cloud-native enthusiasts and The Future of ICT meetup to help students, people returning to work or looking for career opportunities in ICT.