Congratulations to the new Java Champion: Rafael Winterhalter!
Rafael Winterhalter works as a software consultant in Oslo, Norway. He is a proponent of static typing and a JVM enthusiast with particular interests in code instrumentation, concurrency and functional programming.
Rafael blogs about software development, and regularly presents at conferences. He is a JavaOne Rock Star speaker. When coding outside of work, he contributes to a wide range of open source projects and is a main contributor of Byte Buddy project, a library for simple runtime code generation for the Java virtual machine. He was awarded the Duke's Choice award.
Rafael is an active member in the Norwegian JUG, javaBin, and a member of the JavaZone Program committee. He is also the co-organizer of Oslo JUG meetups.
Homepage: http://rafael.codes, blog: https://mydailyjava.blogspot.no
Follow him on Twitter: @rafaelcodes