Raoul-Gabriel Urma obtained a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge. He is co-author of the bestselling book Java 8 in Action: Lambdas, Streams, and functional-style programming published by Manning.
In addition, Raoul has written over 10 peer-reviewed articles and given over 50 technical talks at international conferences. He has worked for large companies such as Google, eBay, Oracle, and Goldman Sachs, as well as for several startup projects.
Richard is an empirical technologist and solver of deep-dive technical problems. Recently he has written a book on Java 8 Lambdas for O’Reilly. He’s worked as a developer in many areas including Statistical Analytics, Static Analysis, Compilers and Networking.
He is a leader in the London Java Community and runs OpenJDK Hackdays. Richard is also a known conference speaker, having talked at JavaOne, Devoxx, JFokus, DevoxxUK, Geecon, JAX London and Codemotion. He has obtained a PhD in Computer Science from The University of Warwick.
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