Derek Ho graduated from UC Berkeley in 2020, where he studied computer science and statistics. He began his career at Intuit working on the QuickBooks Audit Log. In 2022, he joined the OpenSearch Project, working on the observability plugin and the trace analytics feature. In his free time he likes to run, read, and play strategy games. Derek wishes to contribute to open-source solutions solving big problems like tracing, observability, and search.