, 2021

2021 Speakers

Ben Hale

Sr. Staff Engineer, VMware

Ben Hale leads VMwares Java cloud platform efforts including being a founding member of the Cloud Native Buildpacks CNCF Sandbox project and leading the Paketo Java Buildpack. In addition to this work, he’s very involved in the Reactive Programming scene founding the Reactive Relational Database Connectivity (R2DBC) project, being a spec lead and committer on the RSocket Reactive networking protocol, and being a long-time contributor to Project Reactor. In what little spare time he has left, Ben loves riding his bike, especially in the high mountains of the Italian Dolomites.

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