||Sherwood Zern has over 35 years of software engineering experience. He has traveled to six continents and numerous countries helping customers with their enterprise-distributed systems. For the past four years, he has been working with Kubernetes and service mesh products. He has delivered numerous cloud-native talks and workshops in Latin America, North America, and Europe. He is a Solution Architect for Oracle and assists customers in their journey when migrating their cloud-native applications to the OCI platform. When Sherwood is not spending his time coding and working with customers, he can be found riding his horse Charlie as a member of the local Sheriff’s mounted patrol unit.