Edwin Derks is a Java Champion from The Netherlands who loves solving complex and strategic IT problems as a Principal Consultant with Team Rockstars IT. He is also passionate about gathering and sharing knowledge about anything related to the Java ecosystem, composable architectures, and cloud-driven development in general. He contributes to MicroProfile and Jakarta EE and often speaks at conferences, passionately sharing his knowledge and experience. In his spare time, he is a loving husband and a father of three. He can often be found in the gym or having a good time at dance parties or heavy metal concerts.