Staff Engineer, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Nick Sieger is a staff engineer at Sun Microsystems where he has been working on a team building Project Kenai (http://kenai.com/), a large JRuby on Rails application. He is a member of the JRuby core team, leading the effort to improve Rails deployment on the Java Virtual Machine. He created and co-maintains the JDBC adapter for ActiveRecord that JRuby on Rails uses for database connectivity, as well as the Warbler tool and JRuby-Rack library for dealing with Java application server deployment. He maintains a blog on Ruby and JRuby-related topics at http://blog.nicksieger.com/.