Bernard Traversat is the Vice President of Engineering for the Java Platform Group at Oracle. He oversees the development team responsible for the Java Language, JVM, Core libraries, security, Java UI toolkits, and Java deployment stack for the Oracle JDK product and OpenJDK. Previously he led Sun Microsystem Java efforts in pervasive computing for small consumer devices. Prior to that, he worked at the NASA Ames Research Center on distributed-memory operating systems for massively parallel supercomputers. He has numerous technical publications in distributed-memory operating systems and resource management systems.