As Principal Software Engineer at JBoss, by Red Hat, Dan serves as the JBoss community liaison and is a member of the Seam, Weld and Arquillian projects. He authored the book Seam in Action (Manning), represents Red Hat on the JCP, writes for tech magazines including IBM developerWorks, NFJS magazine and the Java Tech Journal, and has presented at major industry conferences including JavaOne, Devoxx, NFJS, UberConf, JAX, JBossWorld and Jazoon. He has been recognized as a JavaOne Rock Star, a JBossWorld Top Rated Presenter and a JAX Hall of Fame speaker.
Dan lives with his wife and pet chinchilla in Laurel, MD, where he can often be found shouting at the TV during sporting events or working out his golf swing at the driving range. When not at home, he's likely traveling to worldwide software conferences, savoring Belgian beer and chocolate or hunting for fresh powder on his snowboard.