Sahdev Zala is an IBM Advisory Software Engineer in the IBM Cloud Architecture and Technology organization. In his current role, Sahdev is Project Technical Lead (PTL) of OpenStack TOSCA-Parser and Heat-Translator projects. Both the projects are part of OpenStack Heat main program. He is a TOSCA Technical Committee member. He has also contributed towards LDAP enhancements in the OpenStack Keystone. Previously, he worked on developing IBM software for small and medium businesses and cross-product serviceability initiatives. He has authored IBM Redbooks, articles for developerWorks and ThoughtsOnCloud, white papers and technical documents on a variety of topics.