Eric Newcomer is CTO of WSO2. He has more than 35 years of industry experience spanning a variety of senior architecture roles in various tech companies. In his current role, Eric is responsible for driving WSO2’s technical vision and helping to promote the adoption of products and projects, with a focus on enterprise customers. Before WSO2, he held senior architecture roles at Credit Suisse and Citibank in New York, where he focused on introducing new technologies and best practices, including open source, big data, microservices, and Docker/Kubernetes. Before that, he was CTO at IONA Technologies from 2002 until its acquisition by Progress Software in 2008. Prior to IONA Technologies, Eric was a Distinguished Engineer at Digital Equipment Corporation (now part of HP), specializing in database and transaction processing.