Open Source Software Engineer

Sean Glover is a professional Software Engineer based in Toronto, Canada. He is a Principal Software Engineer at Hopper on the Virtual Interlining team. Sean is a member of the Apache Software Foundation and an Apache Pekko PMC member and committer. He is a former member of the Akka team.

Sean specializes in data streaming and distributed systems using technologies such as Pekko/Akka, Akka Streams, Scala, Go, Kafka, Spark, and Kubernetes. Sean has been invited to speak at a variety of Software Development and Big Data conferences around the world including Kafka Summit, O'Reilly Strata Conference, Reactive Conf, DataEngConf, and Scale By The Bay. He is an open source maintainer and contributor currently specializing in Apache Pekko, Akka, Apache Kafka, and their ecosystems.

Sean co-authored an O'Reilly book, Designing Fast Data Application Architectures (compliments of Lightbend), that discusses the modern architectures behind building data streaming applications using Kafka, Akka Streams, Spark, Kubernetes, and Mesos.

Sean organizes the Scala Toronto (scalator) meetup. Join for regular meetups about the Scala programming language and to hang out with Toronto's Scala hackers.

For more information please see Sean's LinkedIn profile and most up-to-date resume as a Google doc.