Annie Talvasto is an award-winning international technology speaker and leader. She has been recognized with the CNCF Ambassador and Azure MVP awards. Annie has co-organized the Kubernetes & CNCF Finland meetup since 2017. She has spoken at technology conferences worldwide, including KubeCon + CloudNativeCon, Microsoft Build & Ignite, Future Tech, and NDC. In the past, she has also served as a track chair for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon and has been hosting Cloud Native Live, a weekly livestream by CNCF, since 2021.