vJUG Session Leaders
Simon is the Director of Developer Relations at ZeroTurnaround, a Java Champion since 2014, JavaOne Rockstar speaker in 2014, Duke’s Choice award winner, Virtual JUG founder and organiser, London Java Community co-leader and RebelLabs author. He is an experienced speaker, having presented at JavaOne, JavaZone, Jfokus, DevoxxUK, DevoxxFR, JavaLand, JMaghreb and many more including many JUG tours. His passion is around user groups and communities. When not traveling, Simon enjoys spending quality time with his family, cooking and eating great food.
Oleg Šelajev is a Developer Advocate at ZeroTurnaround. He spends his time testing, coding, writing, giving conference talks, crafting blogposts and reports. Oleg is a part-time lecturer at the University of Tartu and enjoys speaking and participating in Java/JVM development conferences such as JavaOne, GeeCON, DevoxxFR, GeekOut UK and others. In his free time, Oleg plays chess at a semi-grandmaster level, loves puzzles and solving all kinds of problems.
vJUG Podcast Leaders
vJUG Assistant Organiser
Trisha has developed Java applications for a range of industries, including finance, manufacturing and non-profit, for companies of all sizes. She has expertise in Java high performance systems, is passionate about enabling developer productivity, and dabbles with Open Source development. Trisha is a leader of the Sevilla Java User Group, a key member of the London Java Community, and a Java Champion. She works for JetBrains where she can tell developers about all the cool stuff she's learnt so far.
vJUG Book Club Leaders
Roberto Cortez is a professional Java Developer working in the software development industry. Roberto mostly works with Java EE technologies and he is involved with the community to help other individuals, to spread the knowlegde or just to hang out. Roberto speaks at major conferences such as JavaOne, Devoxx FR, JFokus, GeeCon and others. He is also the leader of the Coimbra JUG and a regular blogger about Java related technologies. When not working he spend most of his time hanging with frinds, playing computer games and spending time with his family.