Michael Van Riper
Michael Van Riper has a Bachelors in Computer Science from MIT. Van has more than 20 years of experience as a software engineer in Silicon Valley.
He was a core member of the engineering team at Adobe that built the award winning Adobe PageMill web authoring program. Since 1999, he has focused on developing web applications in Java. He is currently a Principal Engineer at Krillion in Mountain View, California.
He also leads the Silicon Valley Web JUG and the Silicon Valley Google Technology User Group. Van was selected as a Sun Java Champion in 2008 for his work in the Silicon Valley and International Java User Group communities.