Maximilian Michels
Software Engineer / Consultant

Max is a Berlin-based software engineer and consultant with a fondness for open-source technologies and building their communities. Max is a member of the Apache Software Foundation and a PMC member of Apache Flink and Apache Beam. Besides software and their communities, Max also climbs rock and plays the guitar.


  • Scale
    11.06.2020 19:00 – 19:40
    vbuzz 2

    The community is the heart of every open-source project. Without a proper functioning community, the project is bound to have a heart attack, which could be the end: Think of unsatisfied users, project forks, maintainer burnouts, or very annoying arguments.

    Building a community can be a…

  • Stream
    09.06.2020 19:40 – 21:40

    Apache Beam is an open source unified model for defining data processing pipelines (Batch and strEAM), which allows you to write your pipeline in your language of choice and run it with minimal effort on the execution engine (ex: Apache Spark, Apache Flink, Google Cloud Dataflow) of…