Miles to go 2.0 …

Arun Gupta is a technology enthusiast, avid runner, author of a best-selling book, globe trotter, a community guy, Java Champion, JavaOne Rockstar, JUG Leader, Minecraft Modder, Devoxx4Kids-er, and a Red Hatter.



Arun Gupta is Director of Developer Advocacy at Red Hat and focuses on JBoss Middleware. As a founding member of the Java EE team at Sun Microsystems, he spread the love for technology all around the world. At Oracle, he led a cross-functional team to drive the global launch of the Java EE 7 platform through strategy, planning, and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and program. After authoring ~1400 blogs at on different Java technologies, he continues to promote Red Hat technologies and products at Arun has extensive speaking experience in ~40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rockstar. He also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the USA and continues to promoting technology education amongst kids. An author of a best-selling book, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Java Champion, JUG leader, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.


Arun has been running since an early age of 6 but was mostly confined to single digit distances. After a neighbor talked him into his first half-marathon about 7 years ago, Arun has completed several marathons since then. Arun is a globe trotter and always carry running shoes with him. Running is his passion and all other cross-training is a means to be a better runner. He loves spending time with his two young boys and his beautiful wife. He is a technical community builder, speaker at world wide conferences, and loved by the Java community. He is a prolific blogger at with thousands of page views every day. You can catch him at @arungupta.

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Favorite Quotes

  • Core values: Transparency, Honesty, and Passion
  • Body is fairly elastic, stretch and push harder to achieve better. Train your mind and body will adapt!
  • Train hard, compete with heart, body will follow!
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5 Responses to “About”

  1. Long Phung says:

    Hi Arun!

    I found your blog about Java and couldn’t resist reaching out toy out and asking if you’d be open to opportunities with Siri team at Apple?

    We’re very much interested in brilliant Java engineers, that want to work on a consumer product like Siri.

    Send me an email, and let’s set-up a time chat:

    Thanks for your time, and looking forward to, hopefully, hear from you!

    -Long Phung
    Software Recruiter
    Siri Engineering @Apple

  2. John Doe says:

    R u fag?

  3. John Doe says:

    R u gay?

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