Axel Fontaine


Axel Fontaine is an entrepreneur, public speaker, software development expert and independent consultant based in Munich.

He specializes in Continuous Delivery and hates complexity with a passion. He is the founder and the project lead of Flyway (, the agile database migration framework for Java.

Axel regularly speaks at technical conferences. He currently works on Photon ( to radically simplify the deployment of Java apps, by turning them into ultra-compact perfectly isolated secure VMs and deploying them on any hypervisor with a single command.

You can find him online at and on Twitter as @axelfontaine.