Kirk Pepperdine
Speaker at GOTO Chicago 2020

Kirk Pepperdine
JavaONE rockstar, Java Champion, Oracle Groundbreaker and cofounder of JCrete

Kirk has been performance tuning Java applications for over 20 years. He is a frequent speaker at JUGs and conferences worldwide and has been named a JavaONE rockstar numerous times. Kirk authored the original Java performance tuning workshop and jPDM, a performance diagnostic model. This model is the core of the diagnostic engine developed by JClarity, a startup co-founded by Kirk. In 2006 Kirk was named as a Java Champion. More recently he was named as part of the Oracle Groundbreakers and InfoQ influencers. Kirk continues to be an ardent supporter of the Java community, co-founding JCrete, a Java unconference and by helping others establish Java (un)conferences worldwide.

Topic: Software Development , Java

Books Published: Ant Developer's Handbook

Tech Specialties: Author, speaker, consultant, Kirk was recognized as a 2006 Java Champion recipient for his contributions to the Java community.



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