As an API architect you are the bridge between business and IT, you know how to support organizations in the development of their API strategy. From your experience you know how to translate business requirements into the most optimal IT solution. You do this by identifying the application landscape and reusable services of the customer. You always start from the perspective of service economy and API-first thinking. In addition, you have experience with integration projects and know the different patterns that you can implement to turn an organisation into a connected company. You have a vision on how to establish effective API governance within the organisation resulting in a clear API approach and reference architecture. As a specialist you are perfectly aware of the importance of well-designed APIs. You also have sufficient technical baggage and expertise as a technical architect to allow teams of developers and analysts to implement APIs correctly.