Dave Tillman is the founder and project lead for the .NET Steeltoe project; an open source project providing .NET developers the tools they need to quickly build some of the common patterns (e.g. external config, service discovery, circuit breakers, etc.) used in distributed systems on modern cloud platforms. He helps drive the Steeltoe projects vision, roadmap and strategy as well as serving as a core developer and active contributor to the project. He has worked in the industry for many years working for the likes of Oracle and BEA Systems and has developed enterprise grade software in both Java and .NET.