Docker Captains

Meet the Docker experts sharing their knowledge online and offline around the world!

Docker Captain Program

Docker Captain is a distinction that Docker awards select members of the community that are both experts in their field and are passionate about sharing their Docker knowledge with others. Captains are Docker ambassadors (not employees) and their commitment to sharing their expertise has a huge impact on the Docker community – whether they are blogging, writing books, speaking, running workshops, creating tutorials and classes, offering support in forums, or organizing and contributing to local events – they help make Docker’s mission of democratizing technology possible.

Docker Captains are eager to bring their technical expertise to new audiences both offline and online around the world – don’t hesitate to reach out to them via the social links below!

If you’re interested in becoming a Docker Captain, please send an email to [email protected]

Docker Captains

Adrien Blind

DevOps Coach, Rueil-Malmaison, France

"Adrien is a former consultant from Octo Technology, a French IT consulting firm. He recently joined Societe Generale as a DevOps coach and Infrastructure as Code product owner, driving the developers new needs toward infrastructure and helping them to leverage on...

Antonis Kalipetis

CTO, SourceLair, Athens, Greece

Antonis Kalipetis CTO, SourceLair, Athens, Greece Antonis is a Senior Software Engineer at — the leading online food delivery service in Greece. He is a Python lover and developer who helps teams embrace containers and improve their development workflow. He...

Aurélie Vache

Developer Advocate, Toulouse, France

Aurélie is a DevRel (Developer Advocate) in Toulouse, France. She is GDE (Google Developer Expert) for Cloud technologies & Kubernetes for Developers certified. She has been working as a Developer and Ops for over 15 years. She built, deployed & operatized a...

Brian Christner

Cloud Architect & Advocate, Zürich, Switzerland

Brian Christner is a Cloud Advocate & Cloud Architect for Swisscom a Switzerland based Telecom where they are busy deploying a large Docker infrastructure. Brian is passionate about Linux, Docker or anything with a .IO domain name and regularly contributes Docker...

Francesco Ciulla

Freelance DevOps Engineer, Rome, Italy

Francesco Ciulla is a Freelance DevOps engineer who worked in the "Copernicus project" for the European Space Agency, and now he uses his time to share his passion and knowledge on social media, through articles, YouTube videos, and Live Events. He is active on...

Gianluca Arbezzano

Site Reliability Engineer at InfluxData, Italy

Gianluca is passionate about helping teams improve their development environment using continuous integration, automation and modern tools to work better and faster. He embraces the DevOps culture, open source contributor, blogger and speaker. He writes code in PHP,...

Javier Ramírez

IT Architect, Hoopla, Madrid, Spain

I am working at Hopla Software, building Customers Solutions with Containers and Microservices since 2016. I worked around Monitoring and Automation in Telco for many years before containers arrived and still interests in how to manage infrastructure health in...

Julie Lerman

The Data Farm, Vermont United States of America

Julie Lerman is a Microsoft Regional director and a long-time Microsoft MVP who now counts her years as a coder in decades. She makes her living as a mentor and consultant to software teams around the world. You can find Julie presenting on Entity Framework, Domain...

Kevin Alvarez

Software Engineer, Nancy, France

Kevin (also known as CrazyMax) is currently working as Software Architect @ Pharmagest. Kevin is passionate about the Go, Docker and Linux ecosystem and everything to do with Open Source and its community. He develops and maintains many projects on GitHub and is best...

Kevin Crawley

Developer Evangelist, Instana, Tennessee

Kevin is a Developer Evangelist at Instana, an APM and container monitoring service provider and speaks internationally on topics including distributed computing, microservices, containers, monitoring, observability, tracing, logging, deployment automation, public...

Luc Juggery

TRAXxs, Antibes, France

"Hi, I’m Luc a senior software engineer, co-founder of GridPocket and TRAXxs, 2 French startups. Avid learner, I like trying new technologies and share my finding creating tutorials and writing blog posts. I got the wow effect when I discovered Docker and I now love...

Lucas Santos

Cloud Advocate at Microsoft, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Lucas works as Cloud Advocate at Microsoft. Technology lover and, since 2011, works with highly available and scalable applications. Loves to teach and learn, writer of "Kubernetes: Everything you need to know about container orchestration". Former Microsoft MVP and...

Łukasz Lach

Software Architect,, Warsaw, Poland

Łukasz Lach is a Docker Captain from Poland, Docker Certified Associate and Docker Community Leader in Warsaw. At the University of Warsaw, he conducts classes with students of the 2nd and 3rd year on the subject of efficient and scalable Internet applications based...

Manuel Morejón

DevOps Engineer, Sngular, Madrid, Spain

Manuel Morejón is a DevOps Engineer at Sngular, Docker Captain and a community enthusiast. His technical and communication skills help teams to improve their workflows and reduce deployment times. His goal is to always maximize productivity and minimize errors and he...

Michael Irwin

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, United States of America

Michael Irwin is an Application Architect at Virginia Tech who is striving to modernize how software is developed and run on campus by driving the adoption of Docker-based workloads, CI/CD pipelines, the public cloud, single-page applications, and more. As a Docker...

Nana Janashia

DevOps Engineer and Trainer, Vienna, AT

Nana Janashia is a DevOps engineer and trainer. She started the Techworld with Nana channel to share her expertise about various DevOps topics and to help DevOps enthusiasts get into the field easier and with more motivation. Through her channel and different courses,...

Nils De Moor

Cofounder and CTO at Woorank, Brussels, Belgium

Nils is an open source aficionado. After a brief passage through the academic world where he researched simulation of distributed systems, he decided to try his luck as an entrepreneur and cofounded Woorank as the CTO. By grabbing millions of data points every day, he...

Nuno Do Carmo

Senior System Analyst, Switzerland

IT professional since 15+ years, I worked in different positions from a Helpdesk agent to a Unix/Linux administrator. Today, I’m a Senior System Analyst for a Pharmaceutical company based in Switzerland and a Microsoft Windows Insider MVP. The passion for Docker came...

Rachid Zarouali

Founder, SeverSphere, Lyon, France

Rachid Zarouali is a Docker Captain, Community Leader, international speaker and trainer. In his previous roles as head of the infrastructure team for the French registry and C.I.O of a worldwide recognized CRM and E-COMMERCE agency, he recognized the need to bring...

Rafael Gomes

DevOps Engineer, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

DevOps Engineer at Paycertify, focused on infrastructure as code, Devops culture and cloud. Author of the book ""Docker para desenvolvedores ""(Docker for developers) : Core Team member of DevOpsDays Website:...

Simon Aronsson

Developer Advocate, Norrköping, Sweden

Simme is the lead maintainer of the popular open-source container update automation tool Watchtower. Other than being a long-time docker user, he's heavily into site reliability engineering, cloud-native technology and chaos engineering. He/him Website:...

Sujay Pillai

Sr. DevOps, Jabil, Penang, Malaysia

Sujay is an ECM expert and now currently holds the Sr. DevOps position at Jabil. He plays a pioneer role in adoption of container technology at his work and is a community leader for Docker Penang meetup edition. Website:

Sune Keller

Architect, Alm. Brand, Copenhagen, Denmark

I'm a developer turned architect at Alm. Brand, a financial corporation (insurance, banking, pension/life insurance, car leasing) located in Copenhagen, Denmark. My buddy from university pushed Docker to me for a while until I picked it up and started playing with it....

Martin Terp

Senior Consultant at, Aalborg, Denmark

Martin has always described himself as a guy with Docker blood running in his veins, ever since he started working with Docker in 2016, he found it natural to share his knowledge, and started contributing to the Docker community, where he have been a familiar name...