Randy Abernethy is a Managing Partner at RX-M, a cloud native advisory and training firm. He is a tech entrepreneur, startup advisor, financial technology pioneer, Apache Thrift committer, Cloud Native Ambassador and author. Randy’s work allows him to pursue his passion for large scale distributed systems and all things cloud native. Interacting with hundreds of technology professionals each year, he stays highly connected with the latest software and platform trends and developments. Randy enjoys collaborating and networking with individuals around the world.