Maciej Czekaj is a lead s/w engineer at Semihalf, specializing in high-speed networking applications and drivers. He is a contributor to the DPDK project (https://www.dpdk.org/) where he claims the authorship of one of the first ARM64 Ethernet device drivers (VNIC on ThunderX ARM64 server). Currently, he is finishing his Comp. Sci. PhD program at AGH University (Kraków, Poland) on high-speed network acceleration.