Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., and an adjunct faculty at the University of Houston.
He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. He's authored/coauthored several books including the Practices of an Agile Developer, Programming Groovy, Programming Scala, and Programming Concurrency on the JVM.
Scott Davis is author of the book Groovy Recipes: Greasing the Wheels of Java and two ongoing IBM developerWorks article series (Mastering Grails and in 2009, Practically Groovy). Scott writes extensively about how Groovy and Grails are the future of Java development. Scott teaches public and private classes on Groovy and Grails for start-ups and Fortune 100 companies. He is the co-founder of the Groovy/Grails Experience conference and is a regular presenter on the international technical conference circuit (including No Fluff Just Stuff, JavaOne, OSCON, GIDS, TheServerSide, and QCON). In 2008, Scott was voted the top Rock Star at JavaOne for his talk "Groovy, the Red Pill: How to blow the mind of a buttoned-down Java developer"
Arun Gupta is a Java evangelist working at Oracle. Arun has over 15 years of experience in the software industry working in the Java(TM) platform and several web-related technologies. In his current role, he works to create and foster the community around Java EE and GlassFish. He has been with the Java EE team since its inception and contributed to all releases. Arun has extensive world wide speaking experience on myriad of topics and loves to engage with the community, customers, partners, and Java User Groups everywhere to spread the goodness of Java.
He is a prolific blogger at http://blogs.oracle.com/arungupta with over 1300 blog entries and frequent visitors from all around the world with a cumulative page visits > 1.2 million. He is a passionate runner and always up for running in any part of the world. You can catch him at @arungupta.
Venkatesh is a technical enthusiast. He was involved in development and deployment of enterprise as well as consumer based web application using JEE and JVM based languages. Loves to promotes linux usage among common people. Contributor for opensource projects.
Rajesh is a practicing technologist for the last 16+ years. In these years at CoreObjects, Sonata software and Bharath Electronics he has been involved in building and leading teams to design, develop and launch software products in the areas of healthcare, online assessment, social
networking/communicating, enterprise data exchange, security, software engineering, supply chain and automated verification system for RADARs. He enjoys working with people; building and coaching teams.