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Committee Members

Elder Moraes

Elder auxilia desenvolvedores Java a trabalhar em projetos incríveis ao guiá-los na construção e entrega de aplicações disponíveis e de alta performance. Ele é Java Champion, autor do livro “Jakarta EE Cookbook“ e também membro da diretoria do SouJava, um dos maiores JUGs do mundo. Como Developer Advocate, Elder compartilha experiências e melhores práticas através de conteúdo online e em eventos internacionais como JavaOne, The Developers Conference, QCon, Oracle Code One, Campus Party e Devnexus.

Paulo Simões

Empowering Architects, Developers, and SREs worldwide to deliver scalable applications and optimized systems architectures for the unique capabilities of the Cloud; And, organizations to navigate on their cloud-native journey. Passionate about System Architecture and Software Engineering, I am dedicated to learning and share knowledge focused on Cloud, Java, and other emerging technologies. I was recognized as an Ambassador from Cloud Native Computing Foundation, I am passionate about helping develop the community as an active speaker about CNCF projects and leveraging local leadership. Also, I am Hyperledger Foundation, a blockchain open-source organization, Chapter Leader, and a board member at SouJava, one of the biggest JUGs in the world. As a Developer Advocate, I inspire Architects, Developers and SREs by sharing experiences and best practices through online content and at events like Oracle Open World, The Developers Conference, Campus Party, and Meetups spread across Latin America. I have been working as a software engineer since 1995 and worked for a variety of industries, like telco, finance, and oil & gas. Developing different kinds of systems, from parallel operating systems and voice network performance analysis tools to core integration platforms to big companies.

Bruno Souza

Since 1995, Bruno helps Java developers improve their careers and work on cool projects with great people! Java Evangelist at ToolsCloud and Leader of SouJava, the Brazilian Java Users Society, Bruno discuss Java and the Developer Career in his https://code4.life project.

Karina Varela

Karina M. Varela is an expert on the matter of Business Automation and on Java-based architectures and solutions. She brings a solid background in development, architecting, delivering, and troubleshooting critical software in enterprise environments of different sectors around the world. She's a coordinator of the SouJava and KIE community, and in her free time, enjoys contributing to the open-source community by writing, speaking and promoting tech events.

Bruno Baptista

Bruno Baptista is a Principal Engineer at Talkdesk. With over 13 years as an enterprise-level engineer, Bruno has led QA and development teams, garnered skills in requirements analysis and development processes. During his career path, he has contributed to open source projects like Apache TomEE and Eclipse Microprofile. He also continues to help organize the Coimbra Java Users Group (JUG) and the JNation conference.

Roberto Cortez

I'm a professional Java Developer working in the software development industry for more than 10 years. Mostly working with Enterprise technologies, I'm involved with the community to help other individuals to spread the knowledge with my Blog, my YouTube channel and with OSS contributions. Working as a Freelancer gave me the freedom to travel around the world and speak at conferences like JavaOne, Oracle Code One, Devoxx, JFokus, GeeCon, Devnexus, and others, being recognized by the community with a Java Champion title and Rock Star award. I'm also the leader of the Coimbra JUG, a Java User Group in Portugal with more than 500 members, and founder of the JNation Conference in Portugal a one day event with worldwide speakers. When I'm not working I spend most of my time hanging out with friends, playing computer games and travelling with my family

Otávio Santana

Empowering developers worldwide to deliver better software faster, scalable in the Cloud. Otavio is a passionate software engineer focused on Cloud and Java technology. He has experience mainly in persistence polyglot and high-performance applications in finances, social media, and e-commerce.

Otavio is a member of both Expert Groups and Expert Leader in several JSRs and JCP executive committee. He is working on several Apache and Eclipse Foundation projects such as Apache Tamaya, MicroProfile, Jakarta EE, where he is leading the first specification at Jakarta EE with Jakarta NoSQL. A JUG leader and global speaker at JavaOne and Devoxx conferences. Otavio has received recognition for his OSS contributions such as the JCP Outstanding Award, Member of the year and innovative JSR, Duke’s Choice Award, and Java Champion Award, to name a few.

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