Java Champion, former Java EE Expert Group member, Java community leader of German DOAG, founder of JavaLand, reputed speaker at Java conferences, and well known figure in the Enterprise Java world. He works for Lightbend. You may know him from conferences and JUG meetups, read his blogs or follow him on social media. Having talked about middleware for many years you’ll continue to hear him talk about enterprise grade Java. He’s focused on the latest trends in building enterprise systems in a reactive way with Java, containers and microservice architectures and also wrote a book about modern Java EE Design Patterns. He’s excited to educate about how microservices architectures can integrate and complement existing platforms.