Patrick Kua is the Chief Scientist and former CTO of the modern bank N26 (Berlin, Germany). With almost 20 years of experience in technology, he spent a significant time at ThoughtWorks as a Principal Technical Consultant. There he helped organisations improve their ability to rapidly build and evolve software. He is the author of three books, The Retrospective Handbook, Talking with Tech Leads and most recently, Building Evolutionary Architectures. Patrick is a frequent keynote speaker and writer. He is passionate about a balanced focus between people, organisations and technology.