Antonio is a senior software architect living in Paris. He started working in IT in 1992. Initially focused in C and C++ development, he switched to Java in the late 1990s. Antonio's career has taken him to different countries and companies where he now works as an independent Java EE consultant. As a former BEA consultant, he has great expertise in application servers such as Weblogic, JBoss and GlassFish. He is particularly fond of Open Source and is a member of the OOSGTP (Open Source Get Together Paris). He is also the co-creator and co-leader of the Paris Java User Group and more recently Devoxx France. He is also a member of Les CastCodeurs team, which podcasts regularly news about the Java ecosystem.