By Yolande Poirier-Oracle on Mar 02, 2015
Congratulations to the new Java Champion Sven Reimers!
Sven is based near Lake Constance in Germany, and works as a systems engineer at Airbus Defence and Space. He has more than 15 years of experience building complex software systems, and more than 14 years experience with Java. In 2009, Sven was the winner of the Duke's Choice Award in the Network Solutions category for ND SatCom Satellite Communication Management Software.
Besides his day job, his contributions to NetBeans got him elected to the NetBeans Dream Team in 2008. He is a community leader for NetBeans, a founder of the Java User Group in Bodensee and a contributor to OpenJFX. Sven has been very active as a public speaker at multiple conferences, events, JUGs all over the world. e.g. JavaOne (SF/Brasil), SvJUG, JayDay, NetBeans Days, JFokus, and JCrete.
He is an active contributor and participant at the Hackergarten events. In the interview below, Heather VanCura interviews Sven and Andres Almiray at Devoxx 2014
Java Champions are an exclusive group of passionate Java technology and community leaders who are community-nominated and selected under a project sponsored by Oracle. Learn more about Java Champions.