About the Author
Jonathan is an engineer who has been fascinated by new technologies, computer sciences, and the digital world ever since his childhood. As a graduate of the Ecole des Minesone of the best French polytechnic institutes, Jonathan has more than 13 years of experience in Java and JEE ecosystems.
Jonathan has worked for several global companies and financial institutionsSyred, Philips, Sungard, Ixis CIB, BNP Paribas, Amundi AMwith whom he maintains strong ties and daily contacts. During his career, Jonathan has successfully progressed through many levels of his industry, working as a developer, architect, Scrum master, team leader, and project manager. Now, Jonathan has joined StepInfo (http://www.stepinfo.com/), a high-tech company focused on Java and the sponsor of local JUG and Devoxx, where he works as a project director, trainer, and leader of expert task forces.
Jonathans skills include advanced knowledge of a wide range of technologies and frameworks: Spring, Hibernate, GWT, Mule ESB, Struts, JSF, Groovy, Android, EJB, JMS, application servers, agile methods, and of course, Apache Maven. Jonathan is available on the cloud Blog: http://jonathan.lalou.free.fr Twitter: http://twitter.com/john_the_cowboy LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanlalou.