Clement Escoffier is a senior principal software engineer at Red Hat. He is a Java Champion and is leading the reactive effort at Red Hat. Before joining Red Hat, Clement had several professional lives, from academic positions to management. He contributed to projects and products, touching many domains and technologies such as OSGi, mobile, continuous delivery, and DevOps. Clement has always been interested in software engineering, distributed systems, and event-driven architectures. More recently, he focused on Reactive Systems, Cloud-Native applications, and Kubernetes. Clement is an active contributor to many open-source projects such as Apache Felix, Eclipse Vert.x, SmallRye, Mutiny, and Quarkus.