Blind Ignite Talk
Ignite (BEGINNER level)
Brewhouse & Kitchen
The speaker has never seen the deck they are about to present, and is told the subject matter just before the clock starts ticking.
20 slides will auto-advance every 15 seconds.
What could possibly go wrong?
Sharat Chander
Sharat Chander has worked in the IT industry for 25 years for firms including Bell Atlantic, Verizon, Sun Microsystems, and Oracle. His background and technical specialty is in Java development tools, graphics design, and product/community management. Sharat has been actively involved in the Java community for 25+ years, helping drive greater Java awareness, acceptance, adoption, and advocacy. As Oracle’s senior director of Java developer engagement, Sharat served as the JavaOne conference content chairperson for 10 years, drives the technical content strategy and Java community programs in multiple outreach channels, and continues to steward Java community loyalty programs for Oracle. He is a frequent keynote speaker and participant in developer programs worldwide. Sharat holds a BS in corporate finance from the University of Maryland and an MBA in international business from Loyola College, Maryland. You can often find Sharat at global developer events and Java community meet-ups. When not growing visibility for Java, he follows his passion for baseball, actively Little League teams and fanatically following his hometown Baltimore Orioles. You can find Sharat on Twitter at: