Melissa’s career as a developer and software engineer spans over 20 years. Given her passion for Java and DevOps, she chose to pursue a developer advocacy role and is currently a Developer Advocate with the JFrog Developer Relations team. Her experience spans a slew of technologies and tools used in the development and operation of enterprise products and services. She is a mom, Java Champion, Docker Captain, and co-author of the O’Reilly title DevOps Tools for Java Developers. She is active in the developer community, has spoken at numerous software conferences around the world including Kubecon and DockerCon, and is part of the JCrete and JAlba UNconference teams.