JWG-0522 Ask the Architect | Devoxx
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Gallery Hall

Thursday from 10:00 AM til 10:20 AM

Bring your favorite questions about Java SE and the Java Development Kit -- past, present, or future -- to this open Q&A session.

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Mark Reinhold Mark Reinhold

Mark Reinhold is Chief Architect of the Java Platform Group at Oracle. His past contributions to the platform include character-stream readers and writers, reference objects, shutdown hooks, the NIO high-performance I/O APIs, library generification, and service loaders. Mark was the lead engineer for the JDK 1.2 and 5.0 releases, the JCP specification lead for Java SE 6, and both the project and specification lead for JDK 7 (Java SE 7) and JDK 8 (Java SE 8). He currently leads the JDK 9 and Jigsaw projects in the OpenJDK Community, where he also serves on the Governing Board. Mark holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.