Michael is an open source polyglot developer. For his sins, he spent time at JBoss working on the Drools project and then Red Hat, where he continually caused trouble on various projects. Michael was one of the co-founders of CloudBees, seeing great opportunity in cloud technologies. His interest in the cloud is natural, as he is attracted to disruptive technologies. He is active on the speaking circuit at various technology conferences and other engagements around the world.