Amar Kapadia is the CEO and Co-Founder of Aarna Networks, a SaaS solutions provider that leverages open source, cloud native, and DevOps methodologies to provide zero-touch edge and 5G service orchestration and management services. Prior to Aarna, he was the NFV product marketing head at Mirantis. Amar has over 20 years of experience in storage, server, and I/O technologies through marketing and engineering leadership positions at Emulex, Philips, and HP. Amar is also the author of three books: "ONAP Demystified", "Understanding OPNFV" and "OpenStack Object Storage (Swift) Essentials", and has spoken at events such as the Open Networking and Edge Summit, OpenStack Summit, and VMWorld. He lives in San Jose, CA.