Shai is an author, entrepreneur, blogger, open-source hacker, speaker, Java rockstar, developer advocate and more. He is a former Sun/Oracle engineer with 30+ years of professional experience. Shai built Java Virtual Machines (JVMs), development tools, mobile phone environments, banking systems, startup/enterprise backends, user interfaces, development frameworks and much more.

Shai is on the advisory board for multiple organizations including dzone, dev network, and so on. Shai speaks at conferences all over the world and shared the stage with luminaries such as James Gosling (father of Java).