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This year's JavaOne speakers from around the world will have you buzzing as they talk about the insights, innovations, and improvements they've been working on since last year. Come hear direct from the source—and learn from the best.


Adam Bien
Adam Bien

Consultant and author Adam Bien (adam-bien.com) is an Expert Group member for the Java EE 6 / 7, EJB 3.X, JAX-RS and JPA 2.X JSRs. He has worked with Java technology since JDK 1.0 and with Servlets/EJB 1.0, and is now an architect and developer for Java SE and Java EE projects. He has edited several books about JavaFX, J2EE, and Java EE, and is the author of Real World Java EE Patterns—Rethinking Best Practices (2012) (realworldpatterns.com), and Real World Java EE Night Hacks (2011). Bien is also a Java Champion, Top Java Ambassador 2012, and JavaOne 2009, 2011, and 2012 Rock Star. Bien occasionally organizes Java (EE) workshops at Munich’s Airport.


Hendrik Ebbers
Hendrik Ebbers

Hendrik Ebbers is senior Java architect at Materna GmbH in Dortmund, Germany. His main focus, besides research and development, is primarily in the areas of JavaFX, middleware, and DevOps. Additionally, Ebbers is founder and leader of the Java User Group Dortmund and gives talks and presentations at user group gatherings and at conferences. He's blogging about UI-related topics at www.guigarage.com (and on Twitter @hendrikEbbers) and contributes to some Open Source Projects: DataFX, BoxFX, AquaFX, and Vagrant-Binding. Ebbers' JavaFX book Mastering JavaFX 8 Controls will be released in the summer of 2014


Trisha Gee
Trisha Gee

Trisha Gee is a developer at 10gen (the MongoDB company). She has expertise in Java high-performance systems, is passionate about enabling developer productivity, and has a wide breadth of industry experience from the 12 years she's been a professional developer. Gee is a leader in the London Java Community and involved in the Graduate Development Community. She believes we shouldn't all have to make the same mistakes again and again.


Arun Gupta
Arun Gupta

Arun Gupta is director of developer advocacy at Red Hat and focuses on JBoss middleware. As a founding member of the Java EE team at Sun Microsystems, he spread the love for technology all around the world. At Oracle, Gupta led a cross-functional team to drive the global launch of the Java EE 7 platform through strategy, planning, and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and program. After authoring ~1,400 blog posts on different Java technologies at blogs.oracle.com/arungupta he continues to promote Red Hat technologies and products att blog.arungupta.me. Gupta has extensive speaking experience in 37 countries on a myriad of topics, and is a JavaOne Rock Star. An author of a best-selling book, an avid runner, a globe trotter, and a Java Champion, he is easily accessible via Twitter at @arungupta.


Les Hazlewood
Les Hazlewood

Les Hazlewood is Stormpath co-founder and CTO and the Apache Shiro PMC Chair.

Prior to forming Stormpath, Hazlewood held senior architectural positions at Bloomberg and Delta Airlines, and was former CTO of a software engineering firm supporting educational and government agencies. He has been actively involved in the Open Source initiative for more than 10 years, committing or contributing to projects like the Spring Framework, JBoss, and Apache Shiro. Hazlewood has a BS in computer science from Georgia Tech, and practices Kendo and studies Japanese when he's not coding.


Michael Hoffer
Michael Hoffer

Education:

  • 2002: High School Diploma (US) 
  • 2010: gained a mathematics degree (Diplom) at the University of Heidelberg 
  • since 2010:  doing my PhD at the Department of Computer Science and Mathematics at the Goethe-University of Frankfurt, Germany. My research interests are developing Visual Programming Concepts in the field of Modeling and Simulation of highly complex physical processes. 
  • 2011/12 co-founder of Digital Brain Factory, a small software company

Interests: 

  • Programming: Java, Groovy, JavaFX, Swing, C, C++, Qt, Objective-C  absolutely enthusiastic about writing truly visual programming environments 
  • Art: Painting, Music 
  • Electronics: micro controllers, model making, robotics

Jim Manico
Jim Manico

Jim Manico is an author and educator of developer security awareness trainings. He is a frequent speaker on secure software practices and is a member of the JavaOne 2013 "rockstar hall of fame". Jim has a 17 year history building software as a developer and architect. He is also a Global Board Member for the OWASP foundation where he helps drive the strategic vision for the organization. He manages and participates in several OWASP projects, including the OWASP cheat sheet series and several secure coding projects. Jim is currently working on a book with McGraw-Hill and Oracle-Press on Java Web Security. For more information, see http://www.linkedin.com/in/jmanico.


Vinicius Senger
Vinicius Senger

Vinicius is a developer since he was 13 years old and is dedicated to Java the last 15 years. Working the last years with Java, Embedded, D.I.Y. and cool projects like horse instrumentation, neutrons diffractometer, home, building and boat automation.


David Svoboda
David Svoboda

David Svoboda is a software security engineer at CERT/SEI. He co-authored the CERT Oracle Secure Coding Standard for Java. He also maintains the CERT Secure Coding Standard websites for Java, as well as C, C++, and Perl. Svoboda has been the primary developer on a diverse set of software development projects at Carnegie Mellon since 1991, ranging from hierarchical chip modeling and social organization simulation to automated machine translation (AMT). His KANTOO AMT software, developed in 1996, is still in production use at Caterpillar. He has more than 13 years of Java development experience, starting with Java 2, and his Java projects include Tomcat servlets and Eclipse plug-ins. Svoboda has taught secure coding in C and C++ all over the world to various groups in the military, government, and banking industries. He is also actively involved in several ISO standards groups: the JTC1/SC22/WG14 group for the C programming language, and the JTC1/SC22/WG21 group for C++.


Niklas Therning
Niklas Therning

Niklas Therning is the founder of the RoboVM open-source project and head geek at Trillian Mobile AB. Therning has made it his mission to bring Java and other JVM languages to iOS and do it properly. Before starting RoboVM he created the SpamDrain anti-spam service, where he did everything and anything, including Java/Scala/web development and Linux system administration and customer support. Therning has been presenting on RoboVM at conferences such as JavaOne, JFokus (Sweden's largest Java developer conference), and Devoxx France.