Ricardo Gerardi is an experienced IT professional and entrepreneur passionate about technology and education. He is currently working at Red Hat Canada, focusing on IT automation with Ansible and Openshift. Prior to joining Red Hat, Ricardo worked as an independent IT consultant providing guidance for small and large Canadian businesses, after spending most of his career at IBM Brazil and IBM Canada in different roles. 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 containerization 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.