Tyler Treat is a Managing Partner at Real Kinetic where he helps companies build cloud software. At Apcera, Tyler worked on NATS, an open-source, high-performance messaging system for cloud-native applications. Before that, he architected Workiva's microservice messaging platform. As an engineer, he’s interested in distributed systems, messaging infrastructure, and resilience engineering. As a technical leader, he’s interested in building effective teams. Tyler is also a frequent open-source contributor and avid blogger at bravenewgeek.com.