Nigel is an IT professional with over 25 years of experience, gained in technical and management roles. He started his career in IT Operations, before co-founding and leading a company focussed on delivering systems management solutions to some of the UK's largest companies. In recent years, he has returned to his technical roots, and swapped the world of proprietary software for the open source domain. He has an avid interest in the contemporary domain of microservices and container technologies, and has been involved in creating course material for the Docker platform from around the time of its first production release. He blogs, teaches and consults all things Docker.