Erik Schlegel

Senior Engineer
Erik is an open source engineer at Microsoft, and based in the Austin area. He's one of the original contributors to the React Native Universal Windows Platform (UWP). Erik leads the engineering effort of Project Fortis, an open source data gathering / surveillance insight platform running on Kubernetes and built with React, Spark and other machine learning technologies. Fortis was created through a collaboration with Microsoft and the United Nations, and used as an early warning indicator for humanitarian crisis(s) and health related epidemics.