Lingxian is a Senior Cloud Computing Engineer in Catalyst Cloud New Zealand with 8 years of industrial experience designing and developing cloud services based on open source projects. Before joining Catalyst Cloud, he worked at cloud operating system department in Huawei for 4 years, leading a team of OpenStack (an open source cloud computing platform) upstream contributors globally. Lingxian is the project team lead of multiple OpenStack projects such as Database as a Service, Function as a Service, etc. In Kubernetes area, Lingxian is co-lead of OpenStack Cloud Provider, maintaining several services such as openstack-cloud-controller-manager, cinder-csi-plugin, octavia-ingress-controller, magnum-auto-healer and keystone-auth. Lingxian also actively participated in various open source mentoring programs to help new contributors get started.