By Yolande Poirier-Oracle on Oct 07, 2015
Congratulations to the new Java Champion: Edson Yanaga
Edson (@yanaga) is a software craftsman, who considers his craft his life’s mission. Frequent speaker and track lead at international conferences, he presents about Java, ALM, cloud computing, DevOps and software craftsmanship. Agile early-adopter and practitioner since 2004, he's also an open source user, advocate and developer.
He has been teaching software development techniques, domain-driven design, computer networks, distributed systems, DevOps practices and Java technologies in undergraduate and graduate programs for almost 15 years. Recently, he joined the JUG Tour as a speaker, visiting 17 cities around Brazil in 20 days for the 20 years of Java celebration. Occasional blogger and writer, he contributed to RebelLabs and published three articles in Oracle Java Magazine.
He is part of the software craftsman movement to improve the quality of software and teaches innovative ways of crafting software. He often provides consultant services to help teams implement DevOps methodology. He is an occasional open source contributor to many different projects including Spring Data, Spring Webflow, SQLDroid and others, and responsible for some projects available on Maven central.
Edson in collaboration with Bruno Souza presented several Webinars, conference sessions and a series of articles in Oracle Java Magazine focusing on career development. He is now organizing a new track dedicated to professional development at venues like The Developer's Conference.
Edson is a frequent, international speaker at JavaOne San Francisco, JavaOne Latin America, Microsoft TechEd Europe, QCon, The Developer’s Conference, Campus Party, JUDCon and FISL. He is also responsible for the technical content about Java deployment options on Azure available in Portuguese at the Microsoft Virtual Academy. He also has published a book for undergraduate courses about databases in Portuguese.