Marcus Held

Founder @ Backendhance - Maximizing your backend potential

Marcus wrote his first program in 2004. Since then, he has spent the past 12 years in backend development on the JVM. His experience ranges from working on the front lines in the gaming industry on games with more than 220 million users to roles such as project manager, architect, team lead, and head of backend engineering, covering every necessary position to develop backend applications.

After spending recent years as the head of backend engineering at Grandcentrix, the leading IoT Service Provider in Germany, he now independently supports companies in taking their backend development to the next level.

Marcus shares the experience and knowledge he’s gained over the years through his blog, at conferences, and on social media.