Ricardo Gerardi is a senior IT Consultant and entrepreneur with 20+ years of experience in IT. Ricardo has broad experience in IT infrastructure management, particularly with fault management and monitoring applications for enterprise and telecommunications environments. He is currently working for TELUS, one of the major telecommunications providers in Canada, focusing on IT automation and network management. Prior to joining TELUS, Ricardo worked for small and large IT providers, having spent most of his career at IBM Brazil and IBM Canada in pre-sales and delivery roles. His current interests include IT automation(particularly using the Go programming language), data science and Linux containers ecosystem.