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Rod Johnson

Rod Johnson

CEO, Interface21

Rod Johnson is the author of the best-selling books "Expert One-on- One J2EE Design and Development," "J2EE without EJB" and "Professional Java Development with the Spring Framework," and is the founder of the Spring Framework. He is a member of the JCP and has served on the Servlet 2.4 and JDO 2.0 Expert Groups. Rod has been working with Java and JEE since their release, consulting in the media, insurance and financial industries. He is co-founder and CEO of Interface21, an international company sustaining and leading the Spring Framework and providing valuable services, training, and support around the entire Spring product portfolio. Rod was recognized earlier this year as a Java Champion. Rod is one of the best-known speakers in the JEE industry, and has spoken at all leading Java conferences, including being voted one of the top 20 speakers at JavaOne, 2005.

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