ApacheCon NA 2010
Jim's been active on the 'Net since the early 80's, starting as editor of the A/UX FAQ. He worked on the NCSA server and joined the Apache Group (as it was called back then) at a very early stage. He actively contributes to the Apache HTTPD, APR and Tomca projectst, but also hacks on other projects (ASF and others) as well as mentoring ASF incubator podlings. Jim also serves as a Director and Chairman for the Foundation. His real job is as Chief Architect and Principal Software Engineer for the Covalent Products Division of SpringSource. Previously, Jim served at CTO for Covalent Technologies, which was acquired by SpringSource in early 2008.