About

BMK LAKSHMINARAYANAN

Value Stream Architect, Bank of New Zealand.

BMK is a passionate Solutions/Value Stream Architect with over 20 years of ICT experience with the Bank of New Zealand. He is an advocate for modern engineering & developer practices including Cloud Native, Microservices for Enterprise Agility, architecting for Continuous Delivery (CD), DevOps, Observability, Event-driven architecture with Kafka/NATS, Open-source software. He is a polyglot and polymath.

He is a CNCF Ambassador, DevOps Institute Ambassador and Continuous Delivery Foundation Ambassador. As DevOps enthusiast, leads DevOps and continuous delivery community of practices. He is one of the core organizers for DevOpsDaysNZ conference and co-chair for Cloud-Native Summit – Wellington.

BMK hosts the Wellington CNCF meetup for cloud-native enthusiasts and The Future of ICT meetup to help students, people returning to work or looking for career opportunities in ICT.