The JCP Program Announced The Newest Star Spec Leads at The JavaOne Conference
WHAT: Monday night the JCP Program Management Office announced the community's newest star Spec Leads.
The announcement was made at a dinner offered by the JCP in honor of Spec Leads. Spec Leads fulfill a key role in the Java Community Process (JCP) program, they are the experts responsible for leading the effort to develop or make significant revisions to Specifications and for completing the associated Reference Implementations (RI) and Technology Compatibility Kits (TCK).
WHEN: May 7, 2007, 7:00 p.m. PDT
WHERE: JavaOne Conference, Westin Hotel, City Room, Spec Leads Dinner
WHO: The JCP Program Management Office (PMO) introduced at the 2005 JavaOne Conference as an incentive program to reward and recognize Spec Leads.
HONOREES: The newest Star Spec Leads are:
Nasir Khan of BEA Systems
At BEA Systems, Nasir Khan is the architect of the Weblogic SIP Server, based on the Internet standard called Session Initiation Protocol (SIP). He has contributed to several projects in Java Standard Edition (SE) and Java Enterprise Edition (EE), which focus on building the container architecture. Most recently, Nasir built a SIP Servlet container. He currently is the Spec Lead for Java Specification Request (JSR) 289, SIP Servlet v1.1, and a member of the Expert Group for JSR 309, Media Server Control API, which is led by BEA.
Mike Milikich of Motorola
As Java ME Technology Development Manager for Motorola Mobile Devices, Mike Milikich is focused on Java Micro Edition (ME) standards, implementations, tools, and Technology Compatibility Kits (TCKs). Mike began participating in 2001 in the JCP program. Since that time, he has served in various ways, including representing Motorola on the Java ME Executive Committee (EC) and contributing to many JSRs including JSR 37, Mobile Information Device Profile for the J2ME Platform (MIDP1) - Maintenance Lead, JSR 118, MIDP2 - Maintenance Lead, JSR 180, SIP API for J2ME - Expert, JSR 248, Mobile Service Architecture (MSA) - Expert, JSR 249, MSA Advanced - Expert, JSR 253, Mobile Telephony API (MTA) - Expert, JSR 271, MIDP3 - Spec Lead and JSR 307, Network Mobility and Mobile Data API - co-Spec Lead.
To find out more about this community initiative, the new Star Spec Leads as well as about other Spec Leads previously honored with this distinction, go to http://jcp.org/en/press/news/star
About the Java Community Process
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 program has fostered the evolution of the Java platform in cooperation with the international Java developer community. The JCP has over 1200 corporate and individual participants; more than 300 Java technology specifications are in development in the JCP program out of which 55% are in final stages. For more information on the JCP program, please visit http://jcp.org
About the JavaOne Conference
ocated at Moscone Center in San Francisco, May 8-11, the annual JavaOne conference is one of the leading events for Java technology developers. Established in 1996, the Conference provides technology enthusiasts the opportunity to learn about the latest technology innovations with Java technology, scripting, open source, Web 2.0 and more. Developers get hands-on experience with the technology, can network with their peers, and have the opportunity to network directly with technology experts from technology industry leaders. For more information about the JavaOne conference, visit http://java.sun.com/javaone.
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JCP Program Office
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