15 March 2017
Bob Paulin is an independent consultant and community builder. Bob has been recognized for both his technical and community contributions as an Apache Software Foundation Member and Java Champion. Bob has presented at large international conferences such as ApacheCon, JavaOne and Devnexus. He frequently shares his knowledge and opinions on the Java Pub House and Jave Off Heap podcasts. Bob is actively involved in the Chicago developer community as the Chicago Java User Group CFO and Devoxx4Kids Chicagoland Organizer. As a passionate open source advocate Bob donates his time to Apache Felix and Apache Tika as a committer and PMC respectively. When not coding, Bob enjoys coaching football, robotics, and spending time with his wife and 3 kids.