Jakub is one of the maintainers of the Strimzi project which is part of CNCF and focuses on running Apache Kafka on Kubernetes. He is also a contributor to Apache Kafka itself and many other open source projects. He currently works for Red Hat as Senior Principal Software Engineer. Before joining Red Hat he worked as a developer and architect in the financial industry. He is member of the Project Management Committee of the Apache Qpid project and member of AMQP Technical Committee at OASIS.