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Final Results of 2018 JCP Executive Committee Elections

SANTA CLARA, CA - November 2018: The Java Community Process (JCP) Program Management Office today announced the final results of the 2018 Fall JCP Executive Committee (EC) elections. All Ratified Seat candidates are approved by the JCP Membership: Alibaba, Goldman Sachs, JetBrains, MicroDoc, SAP SE, Software AG, The Bank of New York Mellon and V2COM. The winning candidates for the three Elected Seats are: Azul Systems, Eclipse Foundation and London Java Community. The winning candidate for the Associate Seat is: Ivar Grimstad. All the re-elected and new EC Members will serve a 2-year term.

For an overview of the 2018 JCP EC elections including results you can visit

"We had a successful JCP EC election this year with JCP Member voter turnout at almost 40% overall; 35% for Full and Partner Members, and 44% for Associate Members! These are very strong representation numbers, especially from the Associate Membership category. I'd like to congratulate the winners, and thank all of the nominees for their participation. We are looking forward to welcoming the new members at our next meeting in December," said Heather VanCura, Group Director of the JCP Program Office.

The new EC Members will take office on 4 December 2018. EC Members guide the evolution of the Java technologies by approving and voting on all technology proposals (Java Specification Requests, or JSRs). They are also responsible for defining the JCP's rules of governance and the legal agreement between members and the organization. They provide guidance to the Program Management Office (PMO) and they represent the interests of the JCP to the broader community.

This year, 16 candidates participated in the EC elections including individual developers, corporate entities and Java User Groups (JUGs). View the qualifying statements of all the nominees at

About the Java Community Process (JCP) Program
Since its launch in 1998 as the open, inclusive process to develop and revise Java technology specifications, reference implementations, and technology compatibility kits, the Java Community Process (JCP) program has fostered the evolution of the Java platform in cooperation with the international Java platform developer community. The JCP program has over 1,000 corporate, individual and JUG participants. More than 350 Java technology specifications are in development in the JCP program. For more information on the JCP program, please visit and


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