Lingxian has been working at Catalyst IT as a senior cloud developer since 2016, before that he worked at cloud operating system department in Huawei for 4 years, leading a team consisting of OpenStack upstream contributors globally. Lingxian is the project team lead for multiple OpenStack projects(Trove, Qinling, Aodh, etc.). In Kubernetes area, Lingxian is co-lead of OpenStack Cloud Provider, maintaining several services such as openstack-cloud-controller-manager, 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. Lingxian is a fun of basketball in his spare time.