Arun Gupta – Speaker interview

by | Mar 10, 2019 | Speaker Interview, Voxxed Days Bucharest 2019


Arun Gupta is a Principal Technologist at Amazon Web Services. He is responsible for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) strategy within AWS, and participates at CNCF Board and technical meetings actively. He works with different teams at Amazon to help define their open source strategy. He has built and led developer communities for several years at Sun, Oracle, Red Hat and Couchbase. He has extensive speaking experience in 40+ countries on myriad topics. Gupta also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US and continues to promote technology education among children. A prolific blogger, author of several books, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Docker Captain, a Java Champion, a JUG leader.

Keynote: Serverless: Functions, Containers and beyond

 Q. Tell us a bit about yourself. What are your hobbies and interests?

Long distance running, crossfit, technology workshops to kids.

Q. Why did you select this topic for your session at Voxxed Days Bucharest 2019?

Very excited to share all the great things that are happening in the Serverless landscape to Romanian developers.

Q. Who should attend your session? 

This is a keynote so hoping that everybody would attend 🙂

Q. What are the key things attendees will take away from your session? 

What is Serverless?
How will serverless fundamentally change the way we think about application architecture?
How is AWS innovating at different layers of stack? 

Q. Aside from speaking at Voxxed Days Bucharest, what are your other plans for this year?

Creating lots of new content, speaking at several other conferences around the world, running Boston marathon.