Principal Cloud Developer Advocate, Microsoft
Mark Heckler, MBA is a software developer & Principal Cloud Developer Advocate for Java/JVM Languages at Microsoft, conference speaker, Java Champion, and Kotlin Developer Expert focused on developing innovative production-ready software at velocity for cloud and edge computing platforms. He has worked with key players in numerous industries and public sector organizations to develop and deliver critical capabilities on time and on budget. Mark is an open source contributor and author of Spring Boot: Up and Running (https://bit.ly/springbootbook) and can be found on Twitter/X @mkheck.
Principal Architect - Java on Azure, Microsoft
Asir Selvasingh is a Principal Architect for Java on Microsoft Azure, on-point for everything developers and customers need to build, migrate, and scale Java applications on Azure. Asir started his software engineering career in the early days of Java - in 1995 with JDK 1, and built enterprise products, applications, and open-source projects for many years. He joined Microsoft in 2005. He has been leading the Java on Azure effort at Microsoft since its inception in 2009. He is an author of two books – “Code, deploy and scale Java your way” https://aka.ms/JavaYourWay and “How to Choose the Right Azure Services for Your Applications – It’s Not A or B” https://aka.ms/Not-A-or-B. He loves to hear from customers and developers and can be reached on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Moderator, CTO, DZone
As the Chief Technologist @ DZone, Jesse is responsible for guiding the strategic direction of products and helping customers build the world’s largest, most engaging developer communities for companies like Disney, Amazon, SAP, Pixar, and Unity. Jesse has been building enterprise software and engineering teams for 25 years and is a respected executive, author, speaker, and coach.