Software Engineer @ Hazelcast. For the last couple of years Tom has been working on numerous assignments fulfilling a range of roles, particularly dealing with design and development of small to large scale systems, mostly on the JVM. Tom is an enthusiastic open source contributor and the founder of a couple of open-source projects (babun, p2-maven-plugin, soap-ws). Finally, he is very keen on tutoring, presenting and live coding, especially in a non-fluffy way
Holly Cummins is the delivery lead for IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile. She is also a committer on the Apache Aries project. She is a co-author of Enterprise OSGi in Action and has spoken at Devoxx, Jfokus, JavaZone, The ServerSide Java Symposium, JAX London, GeeCon, and the Great Indian Developer Summit, as well as a number of user groups.
Brian Goetz is the Java Language Architect at Oracle, and was specification lead for JSR 335 (Lambda Expressions for the Java Language.) He is the author of the best-selling book "Java Concurrency in Practice" and is a frequent presenter at major industry conferences.
Chris Richardson is a developer and architect. He is a Java Champion, a JavaOne rock star and the author of POJOs in Action, which describes how to build enterprise Java applications with frameworks such as Spring and Hibernate. Chris was also the founder of the original CloudFoundry.com, an early Java PaaS for Amazon EC2. He is the creator of microservices.io and is working on his third startup: a platform for developing reactive microservices.