Matt Sicker is a functional programmer and free software evangelist. He currently works at CloudBees as a software engineer involved with Jenkins. He is a member of the Apache Software Foundation. At Apache, he is currently serving as Secretary and VP Logging Services and is a PMC member of Apache Logging Services and Apache Incubator projects. He also works on other open source side projects. Current areas of expertise revolve around the JVM ecosystem (i.e., Java, Scala, Kotlin, etc.), functional and object oriented programming, continuous integration and build tooling, and logging. He does presentations at local Chicago user groups and open source conferences.