Heiko is an open source enthusiast working for more than a decade at Red Hat in the area of middleware monitoring and management. In this role, he has been project lead of the RHQ and Hawkular monitoring systems and has also been contributing to various other projects. Nowadays he is working on Kiali, a project to observe the behavior of the Istio Service Mesh.
Currently, he helps to define the next way of Java Microservices with his work on Eclipse MicroProfile. As such he is the spec lead of the Eclipse MicroProfile Metrics effort and also contributing to other specifications.
Heiko has written the first German book about JBossAS and one of the first German books on EJB3. He lives with his family in Stuttgart, Germany.