Developer Advocate, DevOps practitioner (what ever that means), long time IBM Java developer, leader, and evangelist. I’ve been working on IBM Java SDKs and JVMs since Java was less than 1. Also, had time to work on other things including representing IBM on various JSRs, being a committer on various open source projects including ones at Apache, Eclipse and OpenJDK. Also member of the Adopt OpenJDK group championing community involvement in OpenJDK. A seasoned speaker and regular presenter at JavaOne and other conferences on technical and software engineering topics.