Devon Hillard is a J2EE Architect with over 12 years of experience working on some of the largest e-commerce sites in the world including AT&T, Target, JCrew, and many more. Working with large-scale enterprise environments has led to a natural focus on performance and security.
Devon created http://10MinuteMail.com, a popular temporary e-mail service, which is one of the top 10,000 sites in the world (based on http://www.alexa.com/ ranking). Devon is also a founding partner at Spark::red, a premier hosting company for Fortune 500 clients using ATG e-commerce software, and often consults in the e-commerce, performance, and security arenas. He has also reviewed several technical book manuscripts on topics such as JBoss, GWT, and JBoss Seam.
Kushal Paudyal has been a professional Software Engineer for over five years on the Java/J2EE platform. He currently works as a Technical Lead for one of the biggest companies in USA that provides warranty management software. Apart from design, development, testing, and global delivery of the software, Kushal has extensive experience of leading a team of support analysts in supporting the enterprise applications deployed to top notch automotive industries in USA and optimizing the performance of production applications deployed to JBoss and WebSphere application servers.
Kushal's domain of expertise is warranty, fleet, and service lifecycle management. He holds a masters degree in Computer Science and a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering.
Apart from work, Kushal is a hobbyist photographer. He can be reached at