Simon RitterDeputy CTO at Azul
Simon Ritter joined Sun Microsystems in 1996 and started working with Java technology from JDK 1.0; he has spent time working in both Java development and consultancy. Having moved to Oracle as part of the Sun acquisition he managed the Java Evangelism team for the core Java platform, Java for client applications and embedded Java. Now as Deputy CTO at Azul he continues to help people understand Java as well as Azul's JVM technologies and products. Simon is a Java Champion and has been awarded Java Rock Star status twice. Follow him at @speakjava.