Erik is head of technology at ThoughtWorks and a contributor to a number of important programming books.
He'll lead you into Rust, the world's most beloved programming language.
Throughout his career he's been an advocate for agile values and open source software. He is a regular speaker at international conferences and maintains several open source projects.
Erik holds a degree in Informatics from the University of Dortmund and has studied Computer Science and Linguistics at University College Dublin.
He's a software engineer and passionate technologist who helps clients solve their business challenges using modern technologies, platforms and practices. On his 25-year journey through the tech industry, Erik has encountered an abundance of new technologies, always seeking to understand their potential while at the same time bringing along proven engineering practices.