Aaron Schlesinger

Linux / Containers



Aaron is is a Principal Cloud Developer Advocate focusing on Go, containers and Kubernetes on the Azure platform. He does extensive work in the Go and Kubernetes communities, including holding leadership positions on major Go and Kubernetes open source projects.

He has over 15 years' software development experience, holding roles everywhere from JQuery (no JS frameworks here!) engineer at the University of Michigan College of Engineering and C/C++ Cocoa engineer on the Microsoft Office for Mac team to distributed systems engineer for a major online gaming company.

He is currently a core maintainer of the Athens project and the KEDA HTTP Addon and created and runs the Go in 5 Minutes screencast series.

He lives in San Mateo, CA and in his spare time he loves learning new languages (spoken and computer!) and racing his wife up and down mountains.


  • Linux & Open Source
  • Containers & Kubernetes
  • Go