Tzu-Li (Gordon) Tai is a Committer and PMC member of the Apache Flink project, and Software Engineer at Ververica. His contributions in Flink spans various components, including some of the most popular Flink streaming connectors (e.g. for Apache Kafka, AWS Kinesis, Elasticsearch, etc.), Flink's type serialization system, as well as several topics surrounding evolvability of stateful streaming applications. He is a frequent speaker at conferences such as Flink Forward, Strata Data, as well as many meetups related to Apache Flink or data engineering in general.