Sharat Chander

Director, Java Platform Product Management & Developer Relations Oracle, Corp

Sharat Chander has worked in the IT industry for 20+ years for firms including Bell Atlantic, Verizon, Sun Microsystems, and Oracle. His background and technical specialty is in Java development tools, graphics design, and product/community management. Sharat has been actively involved in the Java community for 18 years, helping drive greater Java awareness, acceptance, adoption, and advocacy of the language and platform. As Oracle’s director of Java developer relations, Sharat served as the JavaOne conference content chairperson for 8 years by driving the technical content strategy and Java community involvement in the conference. Sharat currently helps drive Oracle's Java developer go-to-market/engagement programs. He's also a frequent keynote speaker and participant in developer programs worldwide. Sharat holds a BS in corporate finance from the University of Maryland and an MBA in international business from Loyola College, Maryland. You can often find Sharat at global developer events and Java community engagements. When not growing visibility for Java, Sharat follows his passion for baseball by fanatically following his hometown Baltimore Orioles.

 

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