Paolo is a Principal Software Engineer working for Red Hat on the messaging and IoT team. He has been working on different integration projects having AMQP with Apache Kafka and Spark and on the EnMasse messaging-as-a-service project about the integration with MQTT. Currently, he is focusing on Apache Kafka and how to deploy and run it on Kubernetes and OpenShift through the Strimzi project in a cloud-native environment. He is also committer for different Eclipse projects like Hono, Paho and Vert.x mostly related to the IoT space. Finally, he is Microsoft MVP for the Azure category since 2014.