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Mike Danese

Software Engineer
Mike is a software engineer at Google. He has worked on Kubernetes and GKE for over 7 years and is currently the lead of the GKE Identity, Policy Enforcement, and Regulated and Compliance teams. He is a chair and TL of the Kubernetes Auth Special Interest Group. He develops and maintains authentication infrastructure in Kubernetes core, including the certificate and service account APIs.

Mike enjoys climbing, hiking and skiing around the Pacific Northwest of the United States on the weekends and makes a mean Ragù.