Stephan has built a career helping organizations like Humana and Volkswagen rethink their approach to software and cloud based architectures. In his recent book, Component-based Rails Applications, he outlines best practices for pushing Ruby to new levels of performance and maintainability.
Stephan is a native to Germany. He received a master and doctorate in Information Systems from the University of Muenster. He currently serves as Director of Developer Enablement for Pivotal. He lives with his wife in Boulder, Colorado.