Heath Kesler is an Apache developer and committer and has spoken at conferences around the world. He is a Senior SOA Architect with Savoir Technologies and has architected and developed scalable, highly available SOA systems for large corporations around the globe. Heath currently helps corporations implement and develop enterprise integration systems using messaging and web services with a focus on maintainability and scalability. He gives training classes on complex concepts and frameworks that provide functionality to large-scale enterprise solutions. He has bootstrapped development on mission-critical systems for several Fortune 500 companies. Heath has reached committer status on Apache Karaf and has also been a contributor to Camel. In 2013, he co-authored Learning Apache Karaf from Packt Publishing. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from DeVry University after his tour in the army.