Michael Redlich is a Java Champion and retired Senior Research Technician at
ExxonMobil Technology & Engineering in Clinton, New Jersey with over 33 years
experience in polymer physics and developing custom scientific laboratory and
Mike has been an active member within the Java community for the past 25 years.
He founded the Garden State Java User Group (formerly the ACGNJ Java Users
Group) in 2001 that remains in continuous operation. Since 2016, Mike has
served as a Java community news editor for InfoQ where his contributions
include monthly news items, technical writing and technical reviews. Mike has
co-authored nine (9) articles with Barry Burd for Java Boutique (now jGuru). He
has presented at conferences including: Oracle Code One, Emerging Technologies
for the Enterprise (ETE), Trenton Computer Festival (TCF) and TCF IT
Professional Conference, and Java User Groups including: Philly Java Users
Group, Kansas City Java Users Group, Princeton Java Users Group and Capital
District Java Developers Network. More recently, Mike has contributed to open
source projects and has been elected as a committer to the Jakarta NoSQL,
Jakarta Data and Eclipse JNoSQL projects. He also participates on the
leadership council of the Jakarta EE Ambassadors. Mike was elected as a Java
Champion in April 2023.
Mike makes his home in Flemington, New Jersey with his lovely wife, Rowena,
where they spend quality time cycling/running and traveling to New Orleans,
Louisiana and Newport, Rhode Island throughout the year.