Ivar Grimstad is a Java Champion, JUG Leader and software architect focusing on Enterprise Java. He is on the Executive Committee of the Java Community Process and a member of the Expert Groups for JSR 368 (JMS 2.1), JSR 371 (MVC 1.0), JSR 375 (Java EE Security API). Ivar is also a NetBeans Dream Team member.
He has been working with Java since the beginning and has over the years tried out everything from lightweight mobile applications to large scale enterprise applications. His experience covers all aspects of designing architectures based on a variety of technologies including standard Java EE as well as other frameworks such as Spring and a variety of open source products.
Ivar is always focusing on quality and on using the right tools and technologies for the right task to optimize the software development process.
Ivar is a frequent speaker at international developer conferences.