Anand Babu (AB) Periasamy is a free software contributor, angel investor and an entrepreneur. AB is one of the founders of Minio, an open source cloud storage server. Prior to Minio, AB co-founded Gluster, an open source distributed filesystem. In 2004, as the CTO of California Digital Corp., AB led the development of world’s second fastest Supercomputer code named “Thunder”. AB is also on the board of Free Software Foundation - India and has authored GNU FreeIPMI and GNU FreeTalk.