VMJava site creator, Emad Benjamin has been in the IT industry for the past twenty years. He graduated with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of Wollongong. Earlier in his career, he was a C++ software engineer, then in 1997, he switched to programming with Java, and has been focusing on Java ever since. He has extensive software development experience with companies such as, Cisco, Oracle, Citadel, BHP Steel, and others. For the past seven years, his main focus has been Java on VMware vSphere. Emad is currently at VMware focusing on all aspects of Virtualizing Java. He has presented at many conferences and workshops around the world on the topic of Virtualizing Java, where he has shared his experience and best practices. You can connect with Emad on LinkedIn.