Software development consultant at Xebia in The Netherlands, with a background in Computer Science and Chinese linguistics. Lover of cloud-native software engineering and serverless enthusiast.

As a software development consultant, Léon helps companies large and small to more efficiently develop their software products. You will often find him creating cloud-native architectures and tech stacks for new products or training others to do so. For his efforts in setting up a community around Alibaba Cloud in The Netherlands, he was elected as the first Alibaba Cloud MVP in the Benelux.

Apart from his IT endeavors, Léon also majored in Chinese Studies at Leiden University where he graduated with a focus on Chinese linguistics. He has lived in China for over two years, experiencing Chinese (cloud) technology first-hand.