Vaughn Vernon is a Software Ecologist, Architect, Modeler. Vaughn is a leading expert in Domain-Driven Design, and a champion of simplicity and reactive systems. 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 four books: Implementing Domain-Driven Design, Domain-Driven Design Distilled, Strategic Monoliths and Microservices, and Reactive Messaging Patterns with the Actor Model, all published by Addison-Wesley.