Ben Evans is an author, architect and educator. He is currently
Senior Principal at Red Hat. Previously he was Lead Architect for
Instrumentation at New Relic, and co-founded jClarity, a performance
tools startup acquired by Microsoft. He served for 6 years on the Java
Community Process Executive Committee, helping define new Java
standards. He is a Java Champion and 3-time JavaOne Rockstar Speaker.
Ben is the author of “Optimizing Java”, the new editions of “Java in a
Nutshell” and the recently-updated “The Well-Grounded Java Developer”
and hIs technical articles are read by thousands of developers every
month. Ben is a regular speaker and educator on topics such as the
Java platform, systems architecture, performance and concurrency for
companies and conferences all over the world.