Lars is a consultant with INNOQ in Munich, Germany. He is known as one of the founders of the Typelevel initiative which is dedicated to providing principled, type-driven Scala libraries in a friendly, welcoming environment. A frequent conference speaker, he is active in the open source community, particularly in Scala. He also enjoys programming in and talking about Haskell, Prolog, and Rust. Previously, he was a PhD student at TU München in the field of logic and verification. His research focus was on techniques for verified code generation from theorem provers.