Aug 30, 2019
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
One Raffles Place
Tower 2 Level 4
Come join Oracle on Java for Breakfast
In this breakfast event Oracle will share our view on The Future of Java and how Oracle continues to drive innovation and modernisation into Java's vast ecosystems. Being the largest and most popular programming language for enterprise and in the cloud, the session will explain the investments in ensuring Java and the Java virtual machine (JVM) continue to be #1 developer choice for building new applications in the cloud.
As companies are embracing polyglot languages in their application landscape, Oracle will introduce its latest innovations around GraalVM a universal language virtual machine to run polyglot applications with better security posture, higher performance and smaller footprint.
Presentation by Kevin Walsh
Presentation by Georges Saab
*Agenda is subject to change
SVP Research and Development & Senior Executive Technology Advisor.
Kevin is an expert in enterprise software and computing with more than 30 years experience in leading edge technology projects and global markets. He is based in San Francisco, and is SVP Research & Development & Senior Executive Technology Advisor at Oracle Labs. Kevin held various leadership roles at Oracle including Chief Technology Officer for the Oracle Asia Research and Development Centers. He works closely with industry leaders and government officials to create strategies to exploit technology for effective development of new capabilities, products and customer segments. He is a frequent speaker on technology futures and technology's impact on society. He has led many innovative product and market development activities during his tenure at Oracle.
Kevin is the founder of Oracle’s R&D innovation network in Asia, which spans more than 7 countries. His teams are responsible for adapting Oracle’s products for fast-growing Asian markets and developing new industry applications and development partnerships in the region. He is co-inventor of several software patents and widely recognized as one of Oracle’s visionary leaders. He has lived and worked in Europe, the Middle East and Asia on several occasions and travels extensively for discussions with executives and government leaders throughout the world.
Vice President, Software Development, Java Platform Group
Georges Saab is responsible for Java Standard Edition (SE) including the Java language, core libraries, and the Java Virtual Machine. A veteran of programming language and platform development for more than 25 years, his work with the Java platform began as a developer of Java SE at JavaSoft and Sun Microsystems, where he was a founder of the Swing group and Java Webstart. He also ran development of the JRockit JVM for many years at BEA Systems. Georges is also the Chairperson of the OpenJDK governing board.
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