Nilay Patel is a Product Manager at Canonical – the publisher of Ubuntu. In that role, he covers Data Center services, which include Managed Kubernetes, OpenStack, and Applications. Prior to joining Canonical, Nilay was a strategy consultant and advised organizations in developing big-data pricing and supply chain models, as well as a visiting researcher at Microsoft Research’s IoT group. Nilay holds a Master’s in computer science from University College London, and a Bachelor’s from London School of Economics. In his spare time, Nilay likes to cook, in particular Italian food which has the advantages of being hard to get wrong and difficult to burn.