FOSDEM '09 is a free and non-commercial event organized by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet.


Speaker: Mark Reinhold

Event Track Day Room Start time Duration
Project Jigsaw Free Java Saturday AW1.125 13:45 00:30
The state of OpenJDK & OpenJDK6 Free Java Saturday AW1.125 13:15 00:30

Mark Reinhold

Mark Reinhold is the Chief Engineer for the Java™ Platform, Standard Edition, at Sun Microsystems.

His past contributions to the platform include character-stream readers and writers, reference objects, shutdown hooks, the NIO high-performance I/O APIs, library generification, and service loaders.

He was the lead engineer for the 1.2 and 5.0 releases, the specification lead for Java SE 6, and is currently leading the engineering team for the OpenJDK project. Mark holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.