will daly

Hi! My name is Will Daly, and I’m a principal software engineer at Microsoft.

I have over a decade of experience building and maintaining software used by millions of people:

At AKS, I’ve focused mostly on container networking. I’m fascinated by how packets travel through Kubernetes clusters – especially in large-scale, highly dynamic environments.

I really like working on open-source software. Over the past few years, I’ve contributed to several CNCF projects, including Kubernetes, Inspektor Gadget, and Cilium. I’m also the creator and maintainer of a terminal-based text editor called aretext.

I love learning how things work and sharing the journey through writing. Topics I’ve been exploring recently include:

Please feel free to contact me by email if you’d like to chat!