Branko Mihaljević is an educator, consultant, manager, and entrepreneur, dealing with Java since 1996. After 12 years of teaching at UNIZG FER, where he received dipl. ing. (MS), DSM, mr. sc., and dr. sc. (PhD), a few years at Algebra and VERN' colleges, as well as 7 years as a co-owner and CTO of a development company, he is for the last 7 years a College Professor and Research Assistant at RIT Croatia, one of the global locations of Rochester Institute of Technology, and leading his software consulting company. He gained experience as a consultant, software architect, project manager, development lead, and researcher on various projects in the financial, telecom, traffic, public health, and satellite systems sectors. He is the author of more than a hundred scientific and professional papers, conference presentations, and popular Java-related articles. He collaborated on many research and professional projects, as well as delivered various university courses and professional workshops, and authored many educational materials. He is the president of the Croatian Java User Association (HUJAK).
Developer Advocate with 15+ years experience consulting for many different customers, in a wide range of contexts (such as telecoms, banking, insurances, large retail and public sector). Usually working on Java/Java EE and Spring technologies, but with focused interests like Rich Internet Applications, Testing, CI/CD and DevOps. Also double as a trainer and triples as a book author.
Aleksander Radovan graduated from the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, and is currently finishing the PhD program. He has more than 15 years of experience with Java, and is currently employed as the Director of Software Delivery at BISS. As a Senior Lecturer, he is teaching at several university colleges a number of popular courses in programming and information systems, mostly based on Java and related technologies. He is the author of many educational materials and courses, as well as numerous conference papers. His research interests include areas such as artificial intelligence, genetic algorithms, robotics, and software development. He is also the president of the Committee for Education at the Croatian Java User Association (HUJAK).