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Presentation: Java & the JVM AMA w/ Thompson, Verburg, Pressler & Ritter

Track: Speaker AMAs (Ask Me Anything)

Location: Guild, Mezzanine

Duration: 1:40pm - 2:30pm

Day of week: Tuesday

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Speaker: Martin Thompson

High Performance & Low Latency Specialist

Martin is a Java Champion with over 2 decades of experience building complex and high-performance computing systems. He is most recently known for his work on Aeron and SBE. Previously at LMAX he was the co-founder and CTO when he created the Disruptor. Prior to LMAX Martin worked for Betfair, three different content companies wrestling with the world largest product catalogues, and was a lead on some of the most significant C++ and Java systems of the 1990s in the automotive and finance domains. He blogs at mechanical-sympathy.blogspot.com, and can be found giving training courses on performance and concurrency when he is not cutting code to make systems better.

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Speaker: Ron Pressler

Technical Lead for Project Loom @oracle

I am the technical lead for Project Loom, which aims to add delimited continuations, fibers and tail-calls to the JVM.

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Speaker: Martijn Verburg

CEO @jClarity

Martijn Verburg is the CEO and co-founder of jClarity, a Machine Learning for Java/JVM performance analysis company. He is the co-leader of the London Java User Group (LJC), sits on the Java Standards Body (JCP) Executive Committee and leads the global Adopt a JSR and Adopt OpenJDK efforts to enable the community to contribute to Java standards and OpenJDK.

Martijn is the co-author of "The Well-Grounded Java Developer" on Java 7, Polyglot Programming on the JVM and modern software development techniques and is named as a Java Champion for his contribution to the Java ecosystem. He's a popular speaker at major conferences (JavaOne, JFokus, OSCON, Devoxx etc) where he is known for challenging the industry status quo as "the Diabolical Developer".

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Speaker: Simon Ritter

Deputy CTO @Azul

Simon Ritter is the Deputy CTO of Azul Systems.  Simon joined Sun Microsystems in 1996 and spent time working in both Java development and consultancy.  He has been presenting Java technologies to developers since 1999 focusing on the core Java platform as well as client and embedded applications.  

Now at Azul Systems he continues to help people understand Java and Azul’s JVM products. He represents Azul on the JCP Executive Commitee as well as the JSR Expert Groups for JDK 9, 10, 11 and 12.

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