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Ben Evans

Ben Evans
Co-Founder, jClarity

Website | @kittylyst

Ben Evans is cofounder of jClarity, a startup that makes performance tools for development and ops teams. Previously, Ben was chief architect for listed derivatives at Deutsche Bank, performance tested the Google IPO, worked on the initial UK trials of 3G networks with BT, built award-winning websites for some of Hollywood’s biggest hits of the ‘90s, developed some of the UK’s very first true ecommerce websites, and provided technology to help some of the UK’s most vulnerable people. Before joining the tech industry, Ben was a researcher in theoretical physics, working on theories that are now being tested at the LHC. Ben helps to run the London Java Community and represents the user community as a voting member on Java’s governing body, the JCP Executive Committee. He is a Java Champion and JavaOne Rock Star speaker. Ben is author of 4 books on Java and the JVM and writes regularly for industry publications. He’s also a frequent speaker at technical conferences worldwide. Ben holds a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Cambridge.

Sessions

Culture & Organizational Change
Location: 118/119 Level: Intermediate
Ben Evans (jClarity)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 15 ratings)
In this session, we will discuss how the care and feeding of modern production environments extends beyond the domain of the Ops team, and into development, testing and management functions. We'll examine common communication and other problems (such as cognitive biases), and look at some innovative ways to approach solving them. Read more.
Office Hours
Location: Table B (Banquet Hall)
Ben Evans (jClarity)
If you've got questions about Java and web performance, then you'll want to bring them to Ben. Ask him about Java 8, production monitoring of JVM applications, and performance analysis. Read more.