Ben Hale

Cloud Foundry Java Lead, Pivotal

Main Stage Speaker

Ben Hale leads Pivotal’s Java Cloud Foundry efforts, including being a founding member of the Cloud Native Buildpacks CNCF Sandbox project and leading the Cloud Foundry Java Buildpack. In addition to this work, he’s very involved in the Reactive Programming scene, founded the Reactive Relational Database Connectivity (R2DBC) project, is a spec lead and committer on the RSocket Reactive networking protocol, and has been a long-time contributor to Project Reactor. In what little spare time he has left, Ben loves riding his bike, especially in the high mountains of the Italian Dolomites.