ApacheCon US 2008 Speaker

Filip Hanik

Filip is a Senior Software Engineer for SpringSource and a key participant in SpringSource's Apache Tomcat initiatives. Filip brings 12 years of extensive experience in architecture, design and development of distributed application frameworks and containers and is recognized for his top-quality system development skills and continuous participation of Open Source development projects. Filip is a committer to the Apache Tomcat project where he is a leading authority on Tomcat clustering and a key contributor to the core of the platform. He also authored the online book Hitch-Hiker's Guide to Tomcat. Prior to SpringSource, Filip was a Senior Software Enginieer for Covalent Technologies, which was acquired by SpringSource in early 2008. Previously, Filip worked as a Senior Software Engineer/Architect for La Quinta Corporation. Filip has also made contributions to software initiatives for Walmart.com, Sony Music, France Telecom and has held a variety of senior software engineering positions with technology companies in both the United States and Sweden. He received his education at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden where he majored in Computer Science and Computer Engineering.