Eric Smalling

Eric is a 30+ year enterprise software developer, architect, and consultant with a focus on CI/CD, DevOps, and container-based solutions over the last decade. He is a Docker Captain, is certified in Kubernetes (CKA, CKAD, CKS), and has been a Docker user since 2013. As a Staff Solutions Architect at Chainguard, Eric helps teams deploy their applications securely by minimizing container image footprint and CVE counts.