Senior Software Developer at Dell who writes and maintains multiple applications in a variety of languages such as C/C++, Java, Scala, and Groovy. Consistently pushes the boundaries of the development organizations “norm.” Enjoys testing and learning new languages and frameworks in the off time.
Daniel Hinojosa has been a self-employed developer, teacher and speaker for private business, education, and government since 1999. Daniel also actively teaches programming for the University of New Mexico Continuing Education.
Daniel is a Pomodoro Technique practitioner and is co-founder of the Albuquerque Java User’s Group in Albuquerque, New Mexico. When he’s not supporting other local Java developers, Daniel spends most of his waking hours developing in and around the Java ecosystem, encompassing multiple languages and frameworks. He is author for the upcoming book ‘Testing in Scala’ and is the latest member of the No Fluff Just Stuff tour.
In his spare time, Daniel is an avid BBQer and is a U.S. and World History wonk. He enjoys swimming, biking, reading, technical conferences, beer and NFL like most good citizens.
Ken Kousen is President of Kousen IT, Inc, through which he does software development and technical training in all areas related to Java, with a concentration on Android, Spring, Hibernate, Groovy, and Grails. He is the author of the book “Making Java Groovy”, published by Manning (http://manning.com/kousen), and is currently working on a book called “Gradle for Android”, upcoming from O’Reilly.
Kito D. Mann is the Principal Consultant at Virtua, Inc., specializing in enterprise application architecture, training, development, and mentoring with JavaServer Faces, portlets, Liferay, and Java EE technologies. He is also the editor-in-chief of JSFCentral.com, co-host of the Enterprise Java Newscast, host of the JSF Podcast interview series, and the author of JavaServer Faces in Action (Manning).
Mann has participated in several Java Community Process expert groups (including CDI, JSF and Portlets) and is also an internationally recognized speaker. He holds a BA in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University.
Reza Rahman is a long time former independent consultant and now officially a Java EE/GlassFish evangelist at Oracle. He is the author of the popular book EJB 3 in Action. Reza is a frequent speaker at Java User Groups and conferences worldwide including JavaOne and NFJS. He is an avid contributor to industry journals like JavaLobby/DZone and TheServerSide. Reza has been a member of the Java EE, EJB and JMS expert groups. He implemented the EJB container for the Resin open source Java EE application server.
Reza has over a decade of experience with technology leadership, enterprise architecture, application development and consulting. He has been working with Java EE technology since its inception, developing on almost every major application platform ranging from Tomcat to JBoss, GlassFish, WebSphere and WebLogic. Reza has developed enterprise systems for well-known companies like eBay, Motorola, Comcast, Nokia, Prudential, Guardian Life, USAA, Independence Blue Cross and AAA using EJB 2, EJB 3, CDI, Spring and Seam.
As a Pivotal engineer, Glenn is a core committer for Spring XD, Spring Integration and has contributed to Spring Batch and Spring Boot. He has 12 years experience in designing, building and delivering enterprise level applications in Java and 20 years total of software development experience.