ApacheCon Europe 2009 Speaker
Jim's been active on the 'Net since the early 80's, starting as editor of the A/UX FAQ. He worked on the NCSA server and joined the Apache Group (as it was called back then) at a very early stage. He actively contributes on HTTPD, APR and Tomcat, but also hacks on other projects (ASF and others) as well in addition to mentoring many ASF incubator podlings. In addition to being a charter and core member of the ASF Jim serves as Director and Chairman for the foundation. His real job is as Chief Architect and Principal Software Engineer for the Covalent Products Division of SpringSource. Previously, Jim served at CTO for Covalent Technologies, which was acquired by SpringSource in early 2008.