The Bleeding Edge
Richard Warburton is an empirical technologist, solver of deep-dive technical problems and author of 'Java 8 Lambdas: Pragmatic Functional Programming'. He has worked as a developer in varied areas including Statistical Analytics, Static Analysis, Compilers and Networking. He is a leader in the London Java Community and runs OpenJDK Hackdays. Richard is also a known conference speaker, having talked at JavaOne, Devoxx, JFokus, DevoxxUK, Geecon, JAX London and Codemotion. Richard has obtained a PhD in Computer Science from The University of Warwick.
Martijn Verburg (CEO – jClarity) has over 15 years experience as a technology professional and OSS mentor in a variety of environments from start-ups to large enterprises. He is the leader of the London Java Community (over 6000 developers), and leads the global effort of Java User Groups who contribute to Java standards as well as to the Java language and platform itself. Martijn’s first book “The Well-Grounded Java Developer” is being published by Manning. His talks and presentations are in high demand by major conferences (JavaOne, Devoxx, OSCON, FOSDEM, TSSJS, JFokus, SDC, etc) where he is known for challenging the industry status quo as the “Diabolical Developer”.