Puja Abbassi is the Vice President of Product at Giant Swarm, building a managed cloud native Kubernetes platform. Over the last 16 years he has worked in various startups and software projects; first as a software engineer later in product management roles. Next to that he is an external expert advisor to the European Commission. Before that he worked for many years as a Network Science researcher on projects in the fields of IT security, technology startups, and venture capital. In his spare time Puja coaches technology startups at international accelerator programs and is a regular speaker at technology and startup events around the globe.