Uday currently works as a Sr.DevOps Engineer working on Openstack for Emirates NBD. Previously he has worked as an OpenStack developer . He began his career managing and planning Telecom Radio networks in India. He later moved onto Automation testing & development of monitoring solutions for IT and telecom networks for nearly 8 years, working for customers across the globe. Uday eventually landed up learning and working on OpenStack and had his 1st upstream contribution merged in just under a year after starting off, in Jan 2016. He believes that after 13 years of travelling the technology world as a tech nomad, "the best way to learn things is by getting ones hands dirty."