Ivar Grimstad is the Jakarta EE Developer Advocate at Eclipse Foundation. He is a Java Champion and JUG Leader based in Sweden.
He is the PMC Lead for Eclipse Enterprise for Java (EE4J) and was involved in the forming of Jakarta EE. He is also involved in the Java Community Process as a member of the Executive Committee, Spec Lead for JSR 371 (MVC 1.0) and has served as Expert Group Member for a number of JSRs, such as JSR 375 (Java EE Security API).
Ivar is also involved in Eclipse MicroProfile. He is an Apache NetBeans Committer and a frequent speaker at international developer conferences.