Advisory Board

JAX London, 7 - 10 October 2019
The Conference for Java & Software Innovation

Monica Beckwith

Code Karam LLC

Monica Beckwith is an independent performance consultant and trainer optimizing customer applications and systems running the Java Virtual Machine. She has worked with Java HotSpot VM optimizing the JIT Compiler, the generated code, the JVM heuristics and garbage collection and collectors. Monica is a regular speaker at various conferences and has several published articles on topics including garbage collection, the Java memory model and others. Monica led Oracle’s Garbage First Garbage Collector performance team, and was named a JavaOne Rock Star. Monica also co-authored the ‘Java Performance Companion’ book.
Monica was recently considered one of the influential women in Java and Scala: http://blog.takipi.com/10-influential-women-in-java-scala-and-everything-in-between/

Daniel Bryant

Big Picture Tech Ltd

Daniel Bryant is a software developer and CTO at SpectoLabs. He currently specialises in enabling continuous delivery within organisations through the identification of value streams, creation of build pipelines, and implementation of effective testing strategies. Daniel’s current technical expertise focuses on ‘DevOps’ tooling, cloud/container platforms, and microservice implementations. He also contributes to several open source projects, writes for InfoQ, O’Reilly, and Voxxed, and regularly presents at international conferences such as OSCON, QCon and JavaOne.

Peter Lawrey

Higher Frequency Trading Ltd

Peter Lawrey has the most Java answers on StackOverflow, he is the founder of the Performance Java User’s Group with over 1000 members, and the lead developer of OpenHFT, open source software used by Investment Banks, trading houses, and hedge funds.

Emily Jiang

Emily Jiang is Java Champion. She is Senior MicroProfile Lead and has been working on MicroProfile since 2016 and leads the specifications of MicroProfile Config, Fault Tolerance and Service Mesh, and she also involves in other MicroProfile specifications, such as Reactive Streams Operators, Reactive Messaging, etc. She is Config JSR co-spec lead and CDI Expert Group member.

She works for IBM as Liberty Architect for MicroProfile and CDI. Based at IBM’s Hursley laboratory in the UK, she has worked on the WebSphere Application Server since 2006 and is heavily involved in Java EE implementation in Liberty releases.

She regularly speaks at conferences, such as Code One, DevNexus, JAX London, Voxxed, Devoxx US, Devoxx Belgium, Devoxx UK, Devoxx France, EclipseCon, etc. Follow her on Twitter @emilyfhjiang.