Dr. Gabriel Nicolas Schenker has more than 30 years of experience as an independent consultant, architect, leader, trainer, mentor, and developer. Currently, Gabriel works as the lead architect in the office of the CTO at iptiQ by SwissRE. Prior to that, he held the position of lead solutions architect at Maison, of lead curriculum developer at Confluent, and of principal curriculum developer at Docker. Gabriel has a Ph.D. in Physics, and he was a Docker Captain. He is a Certified Docker Associate, a certified Apache Kafka Operator, a certified Apache Kafka Developer, and an ASP Insider. When not working, Gabriel enjoys time with his wonderful wife Veronicah and his children.