After earning a PhD in high-energy particle physics and while working as a systems engineer in the space business, Roland came in contact with the Akka project. He started contributing in 2010 and has been employed by Typesafe since 2011 where he has been leading the Akka project since November 2012.
Patrik Nordwall has been professional developer and software architect since 1996. He has a passion for technology and new knowledge. His areas of expertise include Scala, Akka, event-driven architecture, and various products for highly scalable systems.
Björn Antonsson is a passionate software engineer whose experience ranges from the lowest levels of hardware memory models right through the operating system and the JVM as a founder and long time developer of JRockit, and straight up into high volume financial data systems and large traffic website.
Endre has been a teacher and PhD student at the Technical University of Budapest, where he has been researching complex systems and mobile ad hoc networks. His interest in distributed, high-performance and concurrent systems lead him to the world of actors and Akka in 2012.
Jonas Bonér invented Akka back in 2008 and is the CTO and co-founder of Typesafe.
Viktor Klang (√) was one of the first contributors to Akka, starting on the first day of public availability, and served as Project Lead from July of 2010 to November of 2012.
Peter's background is in Artificial Intelligence research, particularly Natural Language Processing systems. He has also worked as a graphic designer, played music, and cooked in restaurants. Peter is currently the farthest flung member of the Akka team, living on the South Island of New Zealand.
After graduating with a M.Sc degree in Computer Science in 1998 at the Royal Institute of Technology Henrik Engström has been working as a consultant up until his Typesafe employment in 2011. Henrik has not only vast experience from various types of programming but also great domain knowledge within the finance, retail and e-gaming industries. Apart from his major interest, programming languages, he is also an avid Arsenal supporter, black belt in Shotokan Karate and a hobby wine connoisseur.
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