Arun Gupta is Director of Developer Advocacy and Technical Marketing 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. He is a prolific blogger since 2005 and have authored 1500+ blogs on technology. 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 Gupta is a founding member of Devoxx4Kids USA. As a chair of the board, he oversees the operation of this nonprofit organization and ensures it stays true to its mission of promoting technology education among kids. After completing a master’s in computer science, he moved to the United States many years ago and enjoys the beautiful California weather with his lovely wife and two boys. During the day, he works as Director, Developer Advocacy, at Red Hat and focuses on JBoss Middleware. He has spent several years building and coaching middleware applications at Sun Microsystems and Oracle. Arun has extensive speaking experience in about 40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rockstar. An author of a best-selling book, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Java champion, Silicon Valley JUG leader, he is easily accessible on Twitter (@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 http://blog.arungupta.me with thousands of page views every day. You can catch him at @arungupta.
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