Java Veteran Is Oracle's Chief Architect, Java Platform Group October 26, 2012,
Volume 176, Issue 4
The guest on Episode 105 of the Java Spotlight is Mark Reinhold, Chief Architect of the Java Platform Group at Oracle, where he works on the Java Platform, Standard Edition, and OpenJDK. His past contributions to the platform include character-stream readers and writers, reference objects, shutdown hooks, the NIO high-performance I/O APIs, library generification, and service loaders. Mark was the lead engineer for the 1.2 and 5.0 releases and the specification lead for Java SE 6. He is currently leading the Jigsaw and JDK 7 Projects in the OpenJDK Community. Making his annual appearance with host Roger Brinkley, Reinhold speaks with obvious authority on the future of Java.