Ruben Andres Ghio was born on June 5, 1981, under the zodiac sign of Gemini in the city of Quilmes, Argentina. When he was 2 years old, he moved to Villa Gesell, a small city over the sea. This place was his home for almost 11 years. After that, he returned to Buenos Aires, where he got a high school degree with a specialization in economics.
At the age of 22, he graduated as a system engineer from the National Technological University of Buenos Aires.
As a River Plate fan, Ruben has practiced a lot of different sports, but he has always had special feelings for his two favorites: tennis and soccer, which he still practices. You can follow him on Twitter at
Ruben has been working with technology since 2002, starting as a Visual Basic developer for one of the most important banks in Argentina. After 2.5 years, he moved to one of the biggest technology companies in the world, where he started working as a Java developer, and after almost 3 years, he started to focus on his career as an IT architect, a skill he developed for the next 4 years. Currently, he is working as a senior IT architect at one of the biggest open source companies in the world, developing and building modern and innovative projects for government and private companies across Latin America.
Jerónimo Ginzburg works at Red Hat as a senior architect in the consulting team. He has a computer science degree from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) and over 15 years of experience in developing Java Enterprise applications. He is a strong believer in open source and agile software development. Jerónimo joined Red Hat in 2008 and, since then, has helped many Latin American companies adopt Drools and jBPM. He has co-written several software engineering articles published in refereed conferences and journals, and he was also the technical reviewer for the book jBPM Developer Guide, Packt Publishing.
Federico Weisse was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has over 15 years of expertise in the IT industry. In his career, he has worked with several technologies and programming languages, such as C, C++, ASP, and PHP; different relational databases (Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, and PostgreSQL); platforms (AS400, Unix, and Linux); and mainframe technologies.
In 2002, he adopted Java/J2EE as his main technology. He has been working with it since then and has become a specialist in this field. A couple of years later, he got involved with BPM systems and has been working with JBPM since 2009.
Nowadays, he is a J2EE architect at one of the most important healthcare providers in Argentina.