Uma Mukkara is the co-founder and COO at MayaData. At MayaData, Uma co-created two open source projects; OpenEBS and LitmusChaos. Uma is also a maintainer of the LitmusChaos project. Uma’s interests include research and contributions to the areas of cloud-native data management and cloud-native chaos engineering. Uma holds a Masters degree in Telecommunications and software engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in Communications from S.V. University, Tirupati, India.