IBM Developer Advocate, DevOps practitioner (what ever that means), long time IBM Java developer, leader, and evangelist. Steve has been working on IBM Java SDKs and JVMs since Java was less than 1. He also had time to work on other things including representing IBM on various JSRs, being a committer on various open source projects including ones at Apache, Eclipse, and OpenJDK. Also member of the AdoptOpenJDK group championing community involvement in OpenJDK. A seasoned speaker and regular presenter at JavaOne and other conferences on technical and software engineering topics.