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Tim Fox

  • Tim has been doing software engineering for almost 18 years, and has spent the last 8 years exclusively working in open source.

    Tim is employed by Red Hat where he is the creator and project lead for Vert.x - the reactive, polyglot application platform.

    Before creating Vert.x he spent several years leading messaging development at JBoss – in particular creating the HornetQ messaging system, which is at the heart of Wildfly (previously known as JBoss Application Server) and JBoss Enterprise Application Platform.

    Tim also worked for a while with RabbitMQ at SpringSource, and was also one of the original core developers of the Mobicents telecommunication platform.

    Tim lives in Somerset, UK with his family.

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