Vaughn Vernon is a software developer and architect with more than 30 years of experience in a broad range of business domains. Vaughn is an expert in Domain-Driven Design and a thought leader. He consults and teaches around Domain-Driven Design and reactive software development, helping teams and organizations realize the potential of business-driven and reactive systems as they transition from technology-driven legacy web implementation approaches. As he does so, he puts strong emphasis on embracing simplicity whenever possible. Vaughn is the author of three books: Implementing Domain-Driven Design, Reactive Messaging Patterns with the Actor Model, and Domain-Driven Design Distilled, all published by Addison-Wesley. Vaughn is an experienced instructor and speaker. He has taught his IDDDWorkshop (.com) globally to hundreds, and presented at conferences worldwide.