Ash Narkar is a core contributor to the open source Open Policy Agent project. Ash has 5 years of experience working on large-scale distributed systems. Ash is a Senior Software Engineer at Styra, Inc working on OPA development and integrations. Previously he was a principal engineer at Verizon Labs where he worked on itsIoT platform. Ash also worked as a software engineer at Cyan (acquired by Ciena), where he contributed to the core components of its SDN platform. Ash has presented the OPA project at the CNCF End User Community Meeting and other meetups.