Sunku Ranganath is a Solutions Architect for Edge Compute at Intel. For the last few years, his area of focus has been on designing, building, integrating, and benchmarking NFV based reference architectures & solutions using Kubernetes & OpenStack components. Sunku is an active contributor to multiple open-source initiatives, he serves as a maintainer for CNCF Service Mesh Performance & CollectD Projects and participated on the Technical Steering Committee for OPNFV (now Anuket). Other focus areas include IEEE Future Networks Edge Service Platform and ETSI ENI standards. He is a senior member of the IEEE and invited speaker at multiple industry & IEEE conferences.