Jay Faulkner is an Open Source Developer and Advocate who believes that through working with others around the world to solve problems we can make the world better. Open source is a great way to do that.
Jay works on the G-Research Open Source Software team, which enables work on open source to help ensure that the open source ecosystems they rely on remain healthy long term.
Catch him at his semi-weekly Open Source Office Hours session on YouTube at https://youtube.com/jayofdoom -- check there for VODs or see https://jay.jvf.cc/officehours for full schedule.
OpenStack (https://openstack.org), primarily written in Python, is a cloud computing platform. Jay has been working on Ironic (https://ironicbaremetal.org), a component that plugs into OpenStack, or can be used standalone, to provision real, physical hardware as easily as one can provision VMs. He currently serves, as of March 2023, as a member of the OpenStack Technical Committee and as Project Team Lead for OpenStack Ironic.
Armada (https://armadaproject.io) is a kubernetes batch meta-scheduler currently in the CNCF sandbox. It's used at extreme scale to schedule and manage jobs across multiple kubernetes clusters.
Gentoo (https://gentoo.org) is a highly customizable linux distribution that focuses on building the system from source. Gentoo linux helped introduce Jay to open source and linux. Jay maintains a small number of packages in Gentoo.