ApacheCon US 2008 Speaker

Petar Tahchiev

Petar Tahchiev has been doing a lot for the open-source communities for the past three years. He has submitted patches for Ant, Maven, Cargo and other open-source projects. He is also the lead developer of the Jakarta Cactus project, and also a PMC for the Jakarta Project. He has a three years of teaching experience at the Sofia University, where he taught Java Programming, Mathematical Calculus and Algebra. He is also a constant lecturer on some of the biggest open-source conferences in Bulgaria(OpenFest, WebTECH), and worldwide(ApacheCON, CommunityOne). Besides, he works as an IT consultant at HP, leads the Bulgarian Java User Group (http://java-bg.net/) and keeps a blog at http://weblogs.java.net/blog/paranoiabla/