|The Java Community Process (JCP) program is managed
by an elected Executive Committee which oversees the development of Java
Specification Requests (JSRs) and the resulting Application Program Interfaces
(APIs), Reference Implementations (RIs), and Technology Compatibility
Kits (TCKs). Many of the members of this committee are also represented
on other standards bodies, which enhances industry-wide communications.
Alibaba, Kingsum Chow
ARM, Monica Beckwith
Azul Systems, Gil Tene
Azul Systems, Simon Ritter (alternate)
BNY Mellon, Donald Raab
BNY Mellon, Chandra Guntur
Credit Suisse, Susanne Cech
Eclipse Foundation, Mike Milinkovitch
Fujitsu, Kenji Kazumura
Fujitsu, Mike DeNicola (alternate)
Goldman Sachs, Jackie Haynes
JetBrains, Trisha Gee
Hazelcast, Greg Luck
HP Enterprise, Naresh Shah
HP Enterprise, Balasubramaian (Bala) Viswanathan (alternate)
IBM, Tim Ellison
Intel, Steve Dohrmann
London Java Community, Martijn Verburg
MicroDoc, Hendrik Hoefer
MicroDoc, Nicolas Helou (alternate)
Oracle, Don Deutsch
Oracle, Calinel Pasteanu (alternate)
Oracle, Anish Karmarkar (alternate)
Red Hat, Mark Little
SAP, Volker Simonis
SAP, Götz Lindenmaier (alternate)
SAP, Vladimir Pavlov (alternate)
Software AG, Prasad Yendluri
SouJava, Bruno Ferreira de Souza
Tomitribe, David Blevins
Tomitribe, Amelia Eiras (alternate)
Twitter, Tony Printezis
Twitter, Ramki Ramakrishna (alternate)
V2COM, Leonardo de Moura Rocha Lima
|Alibaba, Kingsum Chow
Kingsum Chow is the chief scientist of system software hardware co-optimization. He has over 15 years of
optimizing Java performance in collaboration with Appeal, IBM, BEA, Sun and Oracle JVM teams while working at
Intel. In 2016, he joined Alibaba to improve Java performance in the data center. Kingsum has been issued more
than 20 patents. He also has delivered more than 90 papers and presentations. Kingsum appeared four times in
JavaOne keynotes and almost a dozen times in JavaOne and Oracle OpenWorld presentations covering the topic of
software performance systems and optimization. Kingsum received a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from the
University of Washington in Seattle in 1996.
Andres Almiray is a Java Champion, founder of Hackergarten, and member of the Groovy development
team. He is Spec Lead for JSR-377 (Desktop Application Framework). Andres is a frequent speaker at
international developer conferences and JUGs, promoting Java technologies through blogs, videos,
meetups in both English and Spanish (his mother tongue). During Hackergarten sessions Andres has
helped many developers in contributing back to Open Source and Java related projects.
|ARM, Monica Beckwith
|Azul Systems, Gil Tene
Gil is CTO and co-founder at Azul Systems, which he started with
the goal of eliminating common Java responsiveness, performance, and
scale barriers. At Azul, Gil has pioneered numerous Java firsts including
Pauseless Garbage Collection, Java Virtualization, and Elastic memory.
With over two decades of experience in the software industry, Gil is
a frequent speaker at Java industry events. He holds a BSEE from the
Technion, and has been awarded 24 patents in computer related technologies.
|Azul Systems, Simon Ritter (alternate)
Simon Ritter is Deputy CTO at Azul Systems. Simon started working with Java shortly after he
joined Sun Microsystems in 1996. During his time at Sun and then Oracle he held various roles
covering Java development, consultancy and marketing. Since 2000, he focused primarily on
evangelising the Java platform to developers culminating in managing the Java Technology Evangelism
team before moving to Azul in 2015. Simon has twice been awarded "JavaOne Rockstar" status and is now
an elected Java Champion. He has presented at virtually every Java conference around the world on a
wide variety of subjects including embedded Java, JavaFX, all areas of Java SE and Java EE. Now at Azul,
Simon acts as an alternate representative on the JCP EC and is representing Azul on the Java SE 9
|BNY Mellon, Donald Raab
Donald (Don) Raab is a Managing Director and Java Evangelist in Resilient Systems Engineering, BNY Mellon.
Don has more than 17 years' experience as a Software Engineer in the Financial Services industry. He started
programming with Java in 1997. Don is a member of the JSR 335 Expert Group (Libraries) and is also the creator of
the Eclipse Collections Java Library that was originally open sourced as GS Collections in 2012 and migrated to the
Eclipse Foundation in 2015. Donald was selected as a 2018 Java Champion, and he is a frequent speaker and guest trainer
at key Java conferences and user group meetups including Oracle CodeOne, JavaOne, QCon New York, Devnexus, Devoxx US,
EclipseCon, JVM Language Summit and Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS).
|BNY Mellon, Chandra Guntur (alternate)
Chandramouli (Chandra) Guntur is a Director and Java Evangelist in Resilient Systems Engineering, BNY Mellon.
Chandra has 15 years of experience as a Technologist in the financial services industry and started programming
with Java in 1998. He is a Java User Group (JUG) Leader, and helps run one of the largest groups, NYJavaSIG.
Chandra is also responsible for running the NYJavaSIG Hands-On-Workshops (HOW), conducting code workshops and
Katas on core Java features. He is a frequent speaker at Java meetups, user groups, and key conferences including
Oracle CodeOne, Oracle Code NY, QCon New York, Devnexus.
|Credit Suisse, Susanne Cech
Dr. Susanne Cech is member of Infrastructure Architecture
of Credit Suisse. She is the platform architect of the Java Application
Platform at Credit Suisse and responsible for the construction guidelines
for the development of large scale JEE applications. Her main focus is
the identification and standardization of new technologies that aid the
development and operations of large-scale applications. Prior to joining
Credit Suisse, Susanne obtained a PhD in Computer Science from ETH Zurich,
tackling the problem of dynamic software updating for object-oriented
|Eclipse Foundation, Mike Milinkovich
Mike is the Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation, Inc., a
not-for-profit corporation supporting the Eclipse open-source community
and commercial ecosystem. With over 160 corporate members worldwide and
over 80 projects comprised of almost 900 developers, Eclipse is one of
the world's most successful open source communities. Primarily focused
on Java implementations, Eclipse's projects are focused on building an
open development platform comprised of extensible frameworks, tools and
runtimes for building, deploying and managing software across the lifecycle.
A large, vibrant ecosystem of major technology vendors, innovative start-ups,
universities and research institutions and individuals extend, complement
and support the Eclipse platform.
Mike has been contributing to the technology industry for over twenty
years as a senior software industry executive with both hands-on and
leadership experience in all aspects of the business including: engineering,
development management, product management, training and services, business
development, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, and intellectual property
management and licensing. Most recently a vice president in Oracle's
Development Group, Mike led the Application Server Technical Services
team, a group of highly technical experts who support Oracle's application
server strategic customers and partners.
Prior to joining Oracle, Mike was with WebGain where he was Vice President
of Worldwide Services and President of WebGain Canada. Other experiences
include: The Object People which did worldwide technology consulting
and training; Object Technology International where he held various roles
in software engineering, product management and business development;
and IBM, where Mike was responsible for worldwide product marketing of
a major IBM software product line and technical strategy for their VisualAge
for Java tools product.
Mike earned his Masters of Science degree in Information and Systems
Sciences and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Carleton University.
He lives in Ottawa, Canada.
|Fujitsu, Kenji Kazumura
Kenji Kazumura has been working with Java for about 20 years since Java was born,
and now he is Senior Professional Engineer of Java Technology at Fujitsu Limited
in Japan. He is in charge of developing Java Virtual Machine for Interstage
Application Server and various Fujitsu middleware products. He has participated
in the Expert Group of JSR 204 (Unicode Supplementary Character Support). He has
optimized several huge enterprise Java applications, specifically in the field
of mobile communication and financial service, in order to run with high performance
and reliability. These systems contribute a great deal to the social infrastructures
in Japan. He is now working to make the cloud environment be more useful by
accelerating Java technology into this area.
|Fujitsu, Mike DeNicola (alternate)
Mike DeNicola is Director of Industry Relations at Fujitsu America Incorporated in Sunnyvale,
California, working directly for the Strategy and Technology Division of Fujitsu Limited in Japan.
As such, he represents Fujitsu in a variety of software industry consortia and standards organizations.
Mike is the alternate representative for Fujitsu on the Java Community Process Executive Committee
and participates in all the EC meetings. This is a position he has held since 2001. During this
tenure, Mike has participated in all the Expert Groups that have modified the JSR Process and the
JSPA. In October 2011, he was voted "JCP Member of the Year".
In addition to his work with the JCP, Mike is Treasurer of OASIS, Chair of the OASIS Finance and
Audit Committee, and a member of the OASIS Executive Committee. He is also Chair of the OASIS WS-I
Member Section Steering Committee and is a member of the OASIS Staffing Committee and the OASIS
Mike began his career with IBM, working both in its US and World Trade Organizations. He has held
a wide range of technical, management, and executive positions, including Vice President of Software
Development and Member of the Board of Directors at both UniSoft Corporation and Fujitsu Software
Corporation. Immediately prior to his present position, he was Vice President of Engineering for
HAL Computer Systems - a wholly owned Fujitsu subsidiary.
Mike has a degree in Electrical Engineering and a Masters of Electrical Engineering Degree Equivalent
from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.
|Goldman Sachs, Jackie Haynes
Trisha Gee is a Java Champion and the IntelliJ IDEA Developer Advocate for JetBrains, a role which is
perfect for her passion of evangelising Java after nearly 20 years of developing enterprise applications
with it. Her goal is to help developers to "level up" as the language evolves. She has written and presented
on Java 8, helping developers to understand how to use the new features and how to refactor to utilise the
latest idioms, and is now focussed on teaching Java 9.
Trisha was previously involved in the JCP Executive Committee via the London Java Community, and helped to
create the Adopt a JSR and Adopt OpenJDK initiatives.
Ivar Grimstad is a Java Champion and software architect focusing on Enterprise Java. He is participating
in the Java Community Process as a member of the Expert Groups for JSR 368 (JMS 2.1), JSR 371 (MVC 1.0),
JSR 375 (Java EE Security API). He is also a member of the NetBeans Dream Team.
He has been working with Java since the beginning and has over the years tried out everything from
lightweight mobile applications to large scale enterprise applications. His experience covers all aspects
of designing architectures based on a variety of technologies including standard Java EE as well as other
frameworks such as Spring and a variety of open source products.
|Hazelcast, Greg Luck
Greg has worked with Java for 15 years. He is spec lead of the recently completed JSR107:JCache and
the founder of Ehcache. He is a JCP Executive Committee alumni. Prior to Hazelcast, Greg was CTO at
Terracotta, Inc which was acquired by Software AG. He was also Chief Architect at Australian travel
startup Wotif.com which went to IPO.
|Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Naresh Shah
Naresh Shah joined Hewlett Packard in 2011 as Vice President & Site Leader for the Enterprise
Group R&D organization in India. Before HP, Naresh worked for 4 years at Novell and 20 years
at AT&T and its spin-off Lucent Technologies in the US. Naresh holds a B.Tech. in Computer
Science and Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur and M.S. in Computer and Information Science from
the Ohio State University, Columbus.
|Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Balasubramaian (Bala) Viswanathan (alternate)
Balasubramanian Viswanathan (Bala) has 25+ years of end to end product development experience in systems software and
network management domains. He has been with HPE for 7+ years and manages a section focusing on I/O, Java and Compilers
on HP-UX. Porting and sustaining multiple versions of Oracle JDK on HP-UX are some of his key areas of interest from a
Java perspective. Prior to joining HPE, he managed the development of multiple network management products written in
Java at Cisco for a decade.
|IBM, Tim Ellison
Tim Ellison is a senior member of IBM's Runtimes Technology Centre with worldwide responsibility for open
source engineering projects.
Prior to his current position he was part of the original Eclipse development team, and Vice President of the
Apache Software Foundation Harmony Project. He is an expert member on numerous JSRs, including the Java modularity
system and Java SE platform specifications.
Tim holds a BSc in Computer Science, an MSc in Computer System Design, and post graduate research in image analysis.
He has contributed to the implementation of Smalltalk, IBM VisualAge, Eclipse, and the Java SDK for over twenty years.
He has a broad knowledge of high performance runtimes, open source methodologies, and applying new language technology to
|Intel, Steve Dohrmann
Steve Dohrmann is a Senior Staff Software Engineer at Intel. He has worked on various Java
projects over the past 20 years, and is passionate about Java and its future. His Java
development work includes the Java Media Framework, mobile agent software, secure collaboration
software, a cryptography framework, embedded parallel programming for Java, and enabling Java
to use persistent memory.
|London Java Community, Martijn Verburg
Martijn is the co-leader of the London Java Community (over 5000 Java developers), and leads
the global effort of Java User Groups who contribute to Java standards (Adopt a JSR programme)
and the Java itself (Adopt OpenJDK programme). In 2012 he was added as one of the 120 existing
Java Champions for services rendered to the Java ecosystem.
He is currently the CEO of jClarity (www.jclarity.com) a Java/JVM startup focussed on the
You can also find him presenting keynotes and talks at major conferences (JavaOne, Devoxx,
OSCON, JAX, PHP UK etc) and in house at organisations where he is known for challenging the
industry status quo as the "Diabolical Developer". His first book "The Well-Grounded Java Developer"
with Ben Evans was published by Manning in June 2012.
|MicroDoc, Hendrik Hoefer
Hendrik Hoefer is co-founder and technical director of MicroDoc Computersysteme GmbH
based in Munich Germany. During his career Hendrik worked as developer, architect
and project manager in embedded and enterprise projects. Today Hendrik is in charge
of the technical direction at MicroDoc and works with customers on next generation telematics
and web products. His main interest is applying modern software engineering in embedded development.
|MicroDoc, Nicolas Helou (alternate)
Nicolas Helou is software architect working for MicroDoc Computersysteme GmbH based in Berlin Germany. During
his 15+ year's professional experience in developing Java for IoT and other applications Nicolas has been using
embedded and enterprise Java to create secure and state-of-art solutions for customers. Today he is using the Java
technology to create complex applications for processing telematics data - all the way from thousands of trucks on
the road up to the backend datacenters. Nicolas is interested in learning about new technologies to create more secure
Java IoT applications for the future automotive industry.
|Oracle, Don Deutsch
With 30 years in the Information Technology industry, Dr. Don Deutsch
is currently vice president, Standards Strategy and Architecture for
Oracle Corporation. Don represents Oracle on the INCITS Executive Board,
the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Board of Directors,
the World-Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Advisory Board, and the JCP SE/EE
EC. Don was president of the Enterprise Grid Alliance, a consortium focusing
on accelerating the application of Grid technology in commercial and
public sector data centers, and he served as chair of the JTC 1 Web Services
Study Group. ANSI recognized Don for his leadership of national
and international information technology standardization as the 2002
recipient of the Edward Lohse Information Technology Medal. Don
has published numerous articles and papers, and co-authored an undergraduate
textbook on Database Concepts. The National Bureau of Standards published
his doctoral research on Modeling and Measurement of Database Management
| Oracle, Calinel Pasteanu (alternate)
Calinel Pasteanu represents Oracle on the ME EC. He holds several
software patents and has a Licentiate degree in Physics. He worked for
Siemens 1985-2005 in several telecommunication business units, in both
network and terminal areas. His last Siemens responsibility was to manage
the Technology & Innovation SW department of Siemens Mobile. He moved
to Qisda along with the Siemens Mobile business, and now he is employed
by Sun as Director of Standards within the Client Software Group. He
is based in Munich, Germany and manages an international team.
Calinel began his involvement in the JCP in 1999, serving as an Expert
for JSR 30, J2ME Connected, Limited Device Configuration, and various
other Expert Groups, including JSR 248, Mobile Service Architecture (MSA),
and JSR 249, MSA Advanced. At his initiative, a Java ME Spec Leads team
was created at Siemens, and numerous JSRs were filed by his team: 195,
229, 230, 246, 253, 259, 266, 281, 304.
Calinel has made other contributions in the area of standardization.
He served as Vice Chair of the Software Defined Radio Forum, as member
of the OSGI Board of Directors, represented Siemens in the mobile carriers
consortium known as OMTP and the Open Mobile Alliance (OMA).
| Oracle, Anish Karmarkar (alternate)
Dr. Anish Karmarkar has 20+ years of research, development, industry standards and
collaboration experience. Anish has participated in variety of standards development
organizations and industry collaborations in various capacities, including participating
in and chairing technical committees/working groups, governance and steering/executive
committees, and Board of Directors. He has co-authored and co-edited several standards
specifications and is the co-author of the book "Web Service Contract Design and Versioning for SOA."
At Oracle, Anish is a Consulting Member of Technical Staff in the Standards Strategy and
Architecture team. He is involved in Java, IoT, Cloud, and Big Data standards and industry
collaborations. He is an elected member of OMG Board of Directors; is an elected member of
the OSGi Alliance Board of Directors and is their Vice President for Americas; is an elected
member of OASIS WS-I Member Section Steering Committee; is the co-chair of the IIC Vocabulary
Task Group; chairs the OASIS Cloud Application Management for Platform (CAMP) Technical Committee;
and is the the co-chair of OASIS SCA-BPEL and SCA-J Technical Committees.
|Red Hat, Mark Little
Mark Little is Vice President of Engineering of Middleware at Red
Hat, where he works with the various product teams, engineering and project
managers to help influence the technical direction of Red Hat's suite
of middleware products. Prior to this, Mark was SOA Technical Development
Manager and Director of Standards at JBoss. He was also Chief Architect
and co-founder at Arjuna Technologies and has been working in the area
of reliable distributed systems since the mid-1980's. Mark's PhD was
on fault-tolerant distributed systems, replication and transactions.
Over the last 20 years, Mark has written over 50 technical papers, presented
at many conferences and workshops, and has written several books.
|SAP, Volker Simonis
Volker Simonis works for SAP since more than 10 years . During this time he was involved in various
projects around the SAP Java Virtual Machine - starting with porting it to new platforms up to
enhancing it with new features and finally maintaining long term support versions of the JDK. Volker
is also an OpenJDK contributor from the very beginning and helped SAP and the SAP JVM team engage
in the OpenJDK project. He's the project lead of the OpenJDK PowerPC/AIX porting project, a JDK8
committer and JDK9 reviewer. Before SAP, he worked for Sun Microsystems and T-Systems. He holds a
master and PhD degree from the University of Tuebingen.
|SAP, Götz Lindenmaier (alternate)
Götz Lindenmaier works for SAP for more than 10 years. After implementing and tuning the IA64
port for the SAP Java Virtual Machine he worked on various projects in the SAP JVM context including
the release of new SAP JVM versions and the integration of new hotspot releases to SAP JVMs for older
Java versions. He took a major role in the contribution of the PowerPC/AIX and S390 ports to OpenJDK
and since then works on maintaining these in OpenJDK. He also contributes to OpenJDK with the major
focus on improving its serviceability. He is a JDK and JDK 9 Reviewer and Committer in several other
Götz studied at University Kiel and University of Massachusetts, Amherst and holds a master
and PhD degree of the University of Karlsruhe (KIT).
|SAP, Vladimir Pavlov (alternate)
Vladimir Pavlov is Technical Product Manager with the SAP Cloud Platform team. He started working with Java in 1999
and has since held various roles in development at SAP. He has been one of the key players driving the implementation,
certification, adoption and support of all J2EE and Java EE compatible products built by SAP throughout the years.
Vladimir is also a past member of the Java EE 6 Expert Group and a Java EE advocate. He is a regular speaker at
international and regional conferences (like JavaOne, EclipseCon, SAP TechEd, jPrime, Java2Days, CEE-SECR, etc.),
and mentor and coach at several developer hackathons and workshops (like HackZurich, GITEX AppHack, SAP InnoJam,
Logistics of the Future, ESA Space App Camp, etc.).
|Software AG, Prasad Yendluri
As a vice president and Deputy CTO for Software AG, Prasad Yendluri is responsible for industry
standards involvement, oversight and adoption, related product strategy and architectural guidance.
Mr. Yendluri had been involved in a number standards bodies, including W3C, OASIS, WS-I, OMG, OSGi,
Eclipse Foundation, DMTF, and JCP. He served as the administrative member contact as well as active
member and editor of several SOA works including the WS-Policy, WS-Addressing, WSDL 2.0, WS-BPEL 2.0,
BPEL4People, BPMN 2.0, WS-I Basic Profiles, SCA and expert member of several JAX-* JSRs. Mr. Yendluri
served on the WS-I board for 6 years, and now serves on the steering committee for WS-I member section in OASIS.
Mr. Yendluri also serves on the board of DMTF, Steering committee for AMQP member section in OASIS and also on
CSCC steering committee. Mr. Yendluri was elected to the OSGi board in the years 2008- 2013 on behalf of Software AG.
He currently serves on the OSGi board and also as the Secretary of the consortium.
Mr. Yendluri is the co-author of several specifications, including WS-MetadataExchange and WS-Discovery, SOAP/JMS,
BPMN 2.0, TOSCA and CAMP and he has published numerous technical articles in several Web services journals. He is a
significant contributor to UDDI and ebXML messaging service specifications and a lead architect and co-author of the
RosettaNet Implementation Frameworks 1.1 and 2.0 specifications. He is inventor and co-inventor of several patents.
Prior to joining Software AG, Mr. Yendluri worked for companies such as Netscape, AOL, Siemens ROLM, Unisys, Amdahl,
and Vitria in various senior positions in software development and architecture. Mr. Yendluri holds a Masters degree
in Computer Science from the University of Louisiana and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Madras
Institute of Technology.
|SouJava, Bruno Ferreira de Souza
Bruno Souza is a Java Developer and Open Source Evangelist. As founder
and coordinator of SouJava (Sociedade de Usuários da Tecnologia
Java; Java Technology Users Society) and leader of the Worldwide Java
User Groups Community at Java.net, Bruno helped in the creation and organization
of hundreds of JUGs worldwide.
A Java Developer since the earliest days of the technology, Bruno took
part in some of the largest Java projects in Brazil. Bruno is a Principal
Consultant at Summa Technologies, and has extensive experience in large
projects in the Government, finance and service industries. A Cloud Expert
at ToolsCloud, he promotes and develops cloud-based systems using Java.
Nurturing developer communities is a personal passion, and Bruno worked
actively with Java open source communities and projects.
Bruno Souza is an Honorary Director of the Open Source Initiative (OSI),
President of the innovation-focused Campus Party Institute, and Coordinator
of Nuvem, the Cloud Computing Lab of LSI/USP. When not in front of a
computer, Bruno enjoys time with his family in a little hideout near
Sâo Paulo. An amateur in many things - photographer, puppeteer,
father - he strives to excel in some of them.
|Tomitribe, David Blevins
Founder and CEO of Tomitribe. Veteran of Open Source Java EE in both implementing and defining JavaEE
specifications for over 10 years with a strong drive to see JavaEE simple, testable and as light as
Java SE. Co-Founder of OpenEJB (1999), Geronimo (2003), TomEE (2011). Member of the Java EE 7 and
EJB 3.2 Expert Groups, past member of the Java EE 6, EJB 3.1, and EJB 3.0 Expert Groups. Contributing
author to Component-Based Software Engineering: Putting the Pieces Together from Addison Wesley.
|Tomitribe, Amelia Eiras (alternate)
Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer. Known as the "wild-card" of the Tribe, Amelia brings a
lifetime of experience as co-owner and operator of hotels, properties and small businesses in
Ecuador and Spain. A natural leader and organizer, Amelia thrives in a variety of environments
that require the marshaling of resources, flexibility, and intelligent decision-making, often
based on limited information and/or difficult and ambiguous conditions.
|Twitter, Tony Printezis
Tony Printezis is a Staff Software Engineer at Twitter and a member of
the VM Team in the Infrastructure Organization.
He has over 15 years of (mainly Java) virtual machine implementation
experience with special focus on memory management. Most of his
projects have involved improving the performance, scalability,
responsiveness, parallelism, concurrency, monitoring, and
visualization of garbage collectors. He was one of the designers of
(and tech lead of) the Garbage-First GC and the original implementer
of the widely-used CMS GC.
Before Twitter Tony worked at Adobe (on the eventually canceled
next-generation Flash effort), the Java organization at Oracle and Sun
Microsystems (where he contributed to the gabrage collectors of the
Java HotSpot virtual machine), and Sun Microsystems Laboratories
(where he did garbage collection-related research).
He holds a PhD and a BSc(Hons) in Computing Science, both from the
University of Glasgow in Scotland.
On his spare time he's been known to carry unreasonably heavy camera
equipment to take pictures of big, aluminum birds... and he also cooks.
|Twitter, Ramki Ramakrishna (alternate)
Ramki Ramakrishna is on the Managed Runtimes team at Twitter, where he
is interested in concurrency, scalability, latency, performance and
observability tools for the JVM runtime. Previously, he worked with
Workday, Oracle, and Sun Microsystems. At Sun and later Oracle, Ramki
worked on two generations of JVMs, including the HotSpot JVM, specializing
in the runtime, synchronization, and dynamic memory management subsystems.
Before joining Sun, he taught and conducted research on logics and algebras
for the formal verification of concurrent systems at SUNY Stony Brook, the
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in India, and Aalborg University in
Denmark. Ramki holds a Ph.D. and an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and a B.Tech. in Electrical
Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur.
|V2COM, Leonardo de Moura Rocha Lima
Software Development Manager at V2COM, leading the development of both embedded software for edge/field
devices and server-side software that receives field data and enables fast communication with remote devices.
More than eight years of development and architectural experience on mobile, embedded and server platforms to
enable management and operation of highly scalable and fast telemetry and network control systems.