Congratulations to the new Java Champion Mohamed Taman!
Mohamed is Chief of Architects & Software Development Manager at e-finance, living in Cairo, Egypt. His experience includes Java development in web, mobile, and IoT for industries including financial, banking, tourism, government and healthcare. He worked previously for Pfizer, Intercom, an Enterprise Gold IBM partner, Silicon Expert and Oracle. He has worked with various technologies including front-end, backend, mid-tiers and large-scale system integration.
Mohamed is a Java Community Process member, JSR 377, 363, and 354 expert group member, and the first African and Middle Eastern person to join the executive committe at Java Community Process organization representing Morocco JUG. He helped define Java SE, EE, ME, Embedded standards for the Java ecosystem. Mohamed works on many JSRs especially Java EE 7, 8 umbrella JSRs / Glassfish 4.5 evaluation and testing.
Mohamed is also extremely active in the JUG community, being a leader and member of Adopt-A-JSR, Adopt-OpenJDK, and FishCAT programs. He is also the founder of the EGJUG JCP group, which are a group of professionals working on the adopt-a-jsr program. All of Mohamed’s work with the JCP culminated in him winning the 2014 Duke's Choice Award and the 11th annual JCP award in 2013 as outstanding adopt-a-JSR participant.
He was a system architect, providing the technology behind the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the World Food Programme (WFP). His work in this project resulted in him being awarded with the 2014 Duke’s choice award for best architecture.
He is a frequent speaker at Java/Oracle user groups and worldwide conferences including JavaOne, Devoxx UK 2015, JDC Egypt, Tunis JUG Day, JEEConf, jMaghreb, 33’s Degree, RigaDevDay 2015, DWX 2015 and Mobile Congress Dubai 2015, and VoxxedDays Algeria.
His blog: http://tamanmohamed.blogspot.com
Slide share: http://www.slideshare.net/tamanm