Ricardo Gerardi is a Senior Consultant at Red Hat Canada where he specializes in IT automation with Ansible and OpenShift. He has experience in the telecommunications sector, having worked as Senior Architect at TELUS, and had previous experience as Senior Consultant and Pre-Sales Specialist for Network Management solutions at IBM Brazil and IBM Canada for 13 years. Ricardo has been a Linux enthusiast for over 20 years. He is currently interested in hacking stuff using the Go Programming Language, automating DevOps with Ansible, and containerized application deployment with OpenShift and Kubernetes. Ricardo lives around Toronto with his family and, when not playing with his daughters, he likes to read science fiction books and play video games.