Dan Luedtke is an engineering leader who served his country, worked as IT security consultant, wrote a book about IPv6, built an autonomous system from scratch and dreams of space travel. Dan has lived in Munich, London and the San Fracisco Bay Area. As a Site Reliability Engineer Dan operates Google's global network load balancer Maglev. Outside of work he is on a mission to build an off-grid, low energy house in the Santa Cruz mountains. Dan has been awarded the noble title Duke of Principality of Sealand in exchange for a domain name. Dan's one time attempt at making art went viral.