Erica Brescia is the co-founder and COO of Bitnami. Bitnami is the leading provider of packaged applications for any platform. The Bitnami application automation platform delivers and maintains a catalog of 120+ ready-to-run server applications and development environments in partnership with the world’s leading cloud providers including Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Oracle, driving over 1.5 million deployments per month. That same application automation platform is also available to enterprise companies via Stacksmith, a tool that simplifies the migration of traditional applications to cloud and container platforms. In addition, Bitnami is helping to shape the future of software deployment via its leadership role in the evolution of the Kubernetes ecosystem. In 2016, Erica was the recipient of the Top Women in Cloud award. In her free time, Erica serves on the board of directors of the Linux Foundation, and as an investment partner in X Factor Ventures, which empowers female- led business to succeed.