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Gunnar Morling

Senior Staff Software Engineer



Gunnar Morling is a software engineer and open-source enthusiast by heart, currently working at Decodable on stream processing based on Apache Flink. In his prior role as a software engineer at Red Hat, he led the Debezium project, a distributed platform for change data capture. He is a Java Champion and has founded multiple open source projects such as JfrUnit, kcctl, and MapStruct. Gunnar is an avid blogger and has spoken at a wide range of conferences like QCon, Java One, and Devoxx.

Involvement in the community

Gunnar has been the lead of the Debezium project for many years. He created kcctl, a modern command-line interface for Kafka Connect, as well as educational resources in the Kafka and data space, such as blog posts and link collections. He regularly speaks about topics like change data capture at Kafka Summit and Current.