20 years of experience in IT, Nicolas Fränkel has been in consulting for 18 years for many different customers, in a wide range of contexts (such as telecoms, banking, insurances, large retail and public sector) in different roles (developer, team lead, software architect, solutions architect). Recent Developer Advocate. Usually working on Java/Java EE and Spring technologies, but with focused interests like Rich Internet Applications, Testing, CI/CD and DevOps. Currently working for Hazelcast. Also double as a trainer and triples as a book author.