|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.
ARM, Zach Shelby
Azul Systems, Gil Tene
Credit Suisse, Susanne Cech
Credit Suisse, Alex Blewitt (alternate)
Eclipse Foundation, Mike Milinkovitch
Ericsson, Christer Boberg
Fujitsu, Kenji Kazumura
Fujitsu, Mike DeNicola (alternate)
Gemalto M2M, Thomas Lampart
Goldman Sachs, Donald Raab
Hazelcast, Greg Luck
HP Enterprise, Naresh Shah
HP Enterprise, Sriranga Nadiger (alternate)
IBM, Steve Wallin
Intel, Michael Berg
Intel, Mihai Costache (alternate)
London Java Community, Martijn Verburg
London Java Community, Ben Evans (alternate)
Geir Magnusson, Jr.
MicroDoc, Hendrik Hoefer
MicroDoc, Hans Kamutzki (alternate)
NXP Semiconductors, Maulin Patel
Oracle, Don Deutsch
Oracle, Calinel Pasteanu (alternate)
Oracle, Anish Karmarkar (alternate)
Red Hat, Mark Little
SAP, Sanjay Patil
SAP, Volker Simonis (alternate)
Software AG, Prasad Yendluri
SouJava, Bruno Ferreira de Souza
TOTVS, David Britto
Twitter, Tony Printezis
Twitter, Ramki Ramakrishna (alternate)
V2COM, Leonardo de Moura Rocha Lima
|ARM, Zach Shelby
Zach Shelby is Director of Technology for Internet of Things at ARM. Zach was co-founder of
Sensinode where he has acted as CEO and CTO for the ground-breaking company before recent
acquisition by ARM. Zach is a key contributor at the IETF for IoT standards and a pioneer
in the use of IP and Web technology in low-power networks. Zach currently serves on the Board of
Directors at the IPSO Alliance.
|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.
|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
|Credit Suisse, Alex Blewitt (alternate)
Dr Alex Blewitt has been working with Java since the alpha/beta releases in 1995,
and delivered the first Java training courses for IBM UK in 1996, followed by starting
a company in 1997 delivering Java-based solutions and training. For the last decade,
he has worked in investment banking, most recently as a Senior Technical Architect at
Credit Suisse working as a Java evangelist and IDE specialist.
Outside of work, Alex writes for InfoQ (www.infoq.com) covering Java, and has co-founded the
Docklands.LJC (docklandsljc.uk), a Docklands-based sibling of the main London Java Community.
He has presented at various conferences, track hosted for QCon and has published several books
including Eclipse plug-in development.
|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.
|Ericsson, Christer Boberg
Christer Boberg lives in Stockholm, Sweden and works as a technical
expert within the Ericsson Networks department. At Ericsson, his main
role is to drive architectural matters within the communication evolution
program that are related to the WebRTC work done in W3C and IETF, and
Ericsson's product offerings in that area.
After a decade of programming C++/OO, he switched to Java 1.0 in the
mid-90s and has stayed with Java in all of the products he handles. Christer
also started the Ericsson Java Application Server work that later spun-off
into the Sailfin cooperation with Sun. Since then, he has been working
actively to promote and build Java solutions for Ericsson that meet the
requirements for a carrier grade telecom solution.
Somehow, Christer finds time to play in a Stockholm rock band named SoulPatrol.
|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.
|Gemalto M2M, Thomas Lampart
Thomas Lampart works for the company since 2001. He has been involved in all M2M
module Java activities from the beginning in 2002. As a software engineer he was
involved in standardization of JSR195 (IMP) in 2003. Then later he was significantly
engaged in the creation of JSR228 (IMP-NG) and brought forth the Cinterion Java
development as Technical Lead. In 2013 he served as an expert in the Java ME8 JSRs 360
and 361 and significantly helped to define the next generation of Java ME. Today he is
the Maintenance Lead of JSR228 and Senior Java Architect for Gemalto M2M based in Berlin,
|Goldman Sachs, Donald Raab
Donald Raab works in the Enterprise Platforms group in the Technology division
at Goldman Sachs. Since 1997, Donald has programmed in Java. He has served the
Java community as a member of the JSR 335 Expert Group (Lambda Expressions for
the Java Programming Language). He is also the creator of the GS Collections
library, an advanced Java Collections Framework, which Goldman Sachs open sourced
in January 2012. Donald has given presentations at the JVM Language Summit, JavaOne,
Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS) and at various Java User Group Meetups in both
New York City and London. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2001 as a technical architect
on the PARA team in Controllers Technology. He was named a Goldman Sachs Technology
Fellow in 2007 and Managing Director in 2013.
|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, Sriranga Nadiger (alternate)
Sriranga Nadiger (Ranga) is Director of engineering for Operating Systems Technologies Lab at
Hewlett Packard Enterprise in Bangalore. Ranga is responsible for end-to-end engineering of
products and solutions across HP-UX and OVMS. Ranga is also responsible for some key Linux
solutions. Ranga has over 17 years of experience in research and development of system software
technologies including core kernel, virtualization, IO, compilers & tools, manageability and
security. Ranga joined HP as a system software engineer in 1999 and took on progressive
leadership roles in R&D including project management and department management before
taking on current role.
Ranga's team is responsible for developing and sustaining Java platforms for HP-UX and
OVMS. Ranga's team also works closely with open source software ecosystem and contributes
to advancement of open JDK.
|IBM, Steve Wallin
Steve Wallin is the Program Director of IBM Runtime technologies. Steve has most
recently been working with customers on high volume workloads as CICS Strategy and
Design Manager and the Senior Manager for the Problem Determination tools, CICS/IMS
tools on z Systems. Throughout his career he has been focused on mainframe workloads,
system integration and gateway technologies and how to transform development teams to
make the best of lean, agile and design practices.
|Intel, Michael Berg
Michael Berg has worked at Intel Corporation for more than 7 years cumulatively, playing
various roles in the Software and Services Group. He is currently Sr. Staff S/W compiler
developer and plays active roles in Java eco-system by contributing JIT compiler development
focused on several benchmarks (SPECjbb2005, SPECjvm2008, etc.) as well as customer
applications by enabling/designing better and/or new optimizations. His past experience is
in various compiler development roles on many microarchitectures and operating systems over
the past 25 years for languages like C, C++, Fortran, Java, OpenCL, DirectX and others.
|Intel, Mihai Costache
Mihai has worked at Intel Corporation for about one year, being the Engineering Manager
for the Java IoT Optimizations team in Romania. He runs the initiative of adopting Java on
all intel IoT devices and gateways. He has worked for more than 25 years as Project Manager,
Software Architect and Coach and consultant for Otto Versand Gm.b.H., Oracle Corp.,
Optaros Inc., Microsoft Corp. Mihai has 10+ years career integrating technology and all
phases of applications development process including architecture, design, development,
test definition, integration and support and 10+ years of experience in managing highly
performing teams, people and project management. He has also extensive Enterprise Application
Integration (EAI) and Enterprise Application Design (EAD) experience.
Mihai holds a Ms. Sc. In Electronics and Telecommunications from Polytechnic University of
Werner Keil is Distinct Architect for a provider of Embedded and Realtime solutions.
Helping Global 500 Enterprises across industries, as well as leading IT vendors.
He has worked for more than 25 years as Program Manager, Coach, SW architect, and
consultant for Finance, Telco/Mobile, Media and Public sector. Werner is Apache
and Eclipse Committer, UOMo Project Lead and member of the JCP, e.g. in JSRs like 321
(Trusted Java), 331, 333, 342 (Java EE 7), 344, 346 (CDI 1.1), 354 (Money) or 358 (JCP.next)
and the Executive Committee.
|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.
|London Java Community, Ben Evans (alternate)
Ben Evans has been a professional developer and open source enthusiast
since the late 90s. He has delivered world-class projects for banks,
media companies and charities in that time, and currently works as a
lead architect, principal engineer and in-house Java expert at one of
the world's leading financial service institutions.
Ben primary technical interests are language design, virtual machine
ergonomics and drinking beer.
|Geir Magnusson, Jr.
Geir Magnusson, Jr. is Chief Technology Officer and SVP, Engineering, AppNexus, responsible for
technology strategy and product delivery, as well as driving the evolution of the company's product
architecture. Geir was previously Vice President of Engineering at AppNexus leading the development of
real-time auction, decisioning and data systems as well as the company's mobile technologies. Geir has
served as a technical executive and leader for companies including Function(x) - now Viggle - Gilt Groupe,
10gen, Joost, Adeptra, Bloomberg, and Intel, and has built systems and solutions for industries ranging
from financial markets to fraud contact to digital audio to mobile consumer. He also has broad experience
in open source, having founded several significant open source projects, such as Apache Geronimo, Apache
Harmony and Apache Velocity. Geir is a member of the Apache Software Foundation, and has represented the
Foundation as a member of the Executive Committee of the Java Community Process, as well as served as a
past member of the Board of Directors. He is also an international speaker on open source and software
technology. Geir holds degrees in Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering from Johns Hopkins
|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, Hans Kamutzki (alternate)
Hans Kamutzki is co-founder and managing director of MicroDoc Computersysteme GmbH based in
Munich Germany. During his 25 years professional career he worked as a developer and project
manager for commercial and technical applications on a variety of enterprise and embedded target
platforms. He is in charge for the embedded Java business at MicroDoc since 2000 and has lead a
team that has developed over 50 customer specific virtual machines for a diverse set of industries.
Hans was elected to the Board of Directors of the Eclipse Foundation and represented the Eclipse
Solution Members four years in a row until last year. His current main interest is in the
harmonization and further development of Java ME and Java SE Embedded and the creation of industry
specific JSRs for telematics and automotive applications.
|NXP Semiconductors, Maulin Patel
Maulin is currently leading & managing the global Software and Applications team for the Microcontrollers group
of Freescale Inc. He is leading the IoT related engineering efforts as part of Freescale's IoT strategy. He has
more than 25 years of experience in the field of software engineering and has held various leadership roles at
IBM, Intel, NXP, Conextant Systems and Trident Semiconductors. He earned his BSEE from SP University, India
and MSEE degree from Kansas State University, USA. He also holds 11 patents in the various software fields such
as system management, reliability, availability and serviceability. He is very passionate about building platforms
with superior end user experience with ease of use focus and quality.
|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, Sanjay Patil
Sanjay Patil is a Senior Director in the Industry Standards & Open Source
team at SAP Labs - Palo Alto. He is responsible for driving strategic Open
Source programs and governance of SAP's outbound Open Source projects.
For about 15 years, he has led various industry-wide standardization initiatives
such as OASIS Web Services Reliable Messaging. He currently serves as a Director
on the Board of OASIS, a standards development organization, and represents SAP
on Open Source foundations such as Cloud Foundry. His areas of interest include
application platform technologies, Big Data and Cloud.
|SAP, Volker Simonis (alternate)
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.
|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.
|TOTVS, David Britto
David Britto is an IT entrepreneur with more than 28 years experience
creating and implementing services and products in Enterprise Business,
Mobile, and Consumer Electronics.
In 1989 he founded Quality Software, a systems integration company that
is among the 200 largest IT companies in Brazil. In 2007, David's passion
for new business development and digital convergence found in the Digital
TV momentum in Brazil a perfect field to combine IT technology, broadcast,
telecommunications and consumer electronics in order to create a brand
new generation of multimedia interactive software products and services.
As a result, David, as Quality Software's CEO, created TQTVD Software
- fully devoted to the Digital TV business in partnership with TOTVS.
Since then, David has been working as the Head of Digital TV operations
at TOTVS and his responsibilities include market development, technology
innovation, and product development. Through his leadership TQTVD Software
has become the most important Ginga (Java + NCL/Lua) middleware supplier
in the ISDB-Tb market.
David has been working on the steering board of the Brazilian Digital
TV Forum (the SBTVD Forum) representing the Brazilian software sector
and was appointed by the SBTVD Forum to manage the technical cooperation
between Sun Microsystems and the SBTVD Forum, which led to the creation
of the royalty-free JavaDTV specification. He also has worked as a Ginga
evangelist, helping to expand the Ginga standard to more than 10 countries
and to create the ISDB-T International Forum.
|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.