He is a Java Developer Advocate at IBM, a consultant, author, and trainer. He is the author of the book Architecting Modern Java EE Applications. Mr. Dashner is participating in the JCP, helping forming the future standards of Java EE, serving in the JAX-RS, JSON-P and Config Expert Groups and collaborating on various open source projects. For his contributions in the Java community and ecosystem he was recognized as a Java Champion, Oracle Developer Champion and double 2016 JavaOne Rockstar. Besides Java, Mr. Dashner is also a heavy user of Cloud native technologies. He evangelizes computer science practices on https://blog.sebastian-daschner.com, his newsletter, and on Twitter via @DaschnerS. When not working with Java, he also loves to travel the world, either by plane or motorbike.