Sam Brannen is a Staff Software Engineer at VMware. He has over 20 years of experience with expertise in software development, analysis, design, implementation, and testing of enterprise Java applications using the Spring Framework, JUnit, and a plethora of open source technologies. Sam is a popular speaker at international conferences on Spring, Java, and testing. He is also an active core committer for the Spring Framework and JUnit 5 as well as the author and maintainer of Spring's testing framework. When not in front of his computer, Sam enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.