Dr David Syer works for Pivotal in London on the globally-distributed Spring Engineering team. He is an active Spring committer in many areas (Spring Boot, Spring, Spring Security, Spring AMQP, Spring Integration) and is the co-lead on Spring Boot, the best way to get a Spring application into production quickly. He is an experienced, delivery-focused architect and development manager, and has designed and built successful enterprise software solutions using Spring, implementing them in major financial institutions worldwide. David is known for his clear and informative training style and has deep knowledge and experience with all aspects of real-life usage of Java and the Spring framework. He enjoys creating business value from the application of simple principles to enterprise architecture.