Ben Evans is Java developer working in the financial industry. He's an organizer for the UK Graduate Developer Community and a regular public speaker on Java and related topics.
Chris Newland has been working with Java since 1999 when he started his career using the language to implement intelligent agent systems. He is now a senior developer and team lead at ADVFN using Java to process stock market data in real time. Chris is the inventor of JITWatch ( https://github.com/AdoptOpenJDK/jitwatch ), an open-source visualiser for understanding the Just-In-Time (JIT) compilation decisions made by the HotSpot JVM. He is a keen JavaFX supporter and runs a community OpenJFX build server at https://chriswhocodes.com . Follow him on Twitter@chriswhocodes