Otavio is a passionate software engineer focused on Cloud and Java technology. He is a member of both Expert and Expert Leader groups in several JSRs and JCP executive committees. He is working on verious Apache and Eclipse Foundation projects such as Apache Tamaya, MicroProfile, Jakarta EE, where he is leading the first specification at Jakarta EE with Jakarta NoSQL. A JUG leader and global speaker at JavaOne and Devoxx conferences. Otavio has received recognition for his OSS contributions such as the JCP Outstanding Award, Member of the year and innovative JSR, Duke’s Choice Award, and Java Champion Award.
About Karina Varela
Karina has been working in the IT industry since 2009. Her background ranges from software development, middleware technologies, to digital transformation and devops. Over the years she has worked as an enterprise Developer, Architect, Team Lead, Consultant, Instructor, Speaker, and Engineer. As a digital transformation through business automation enthusiast, she has been helping customers identify, architect, implement, deploy and troubleshoot business processes and rules, following best practices and most recent technology concepts.
What you will learn
Five important IT points you need to know in a software engineer’s view
As the IT industry grows, the number of options grow exponentially. With so many options available, how do you decide which to follow? Otavio and Karina Varela – Principal Technical Marketing Manager at Red Hat – will talk about five points to work on and specialize in within the area of software engineering, all from the perspective of a seasoned open-source engineer.