Sebastian Daschner – Speaker interview

by | Mar 13, 2019 | Speaker Interview, Voxxed Days Bucharest 2019

Sebastian Daschner is a Java Developer Advocate at IBM, a consultant, author, and trainer. He is participating in the JCP, helping forming the future standards of Java EE, serving in the JSR 370 and 374 Expert Groups and collaborating on various open source projects. For his contributions in the Java community and ecosystem he was recognized as a Java Champion, Oracle Developer Champion and double 2016 JavaOne Rockstar. He has been working with enterprise Java for more than 8 years. Besides Java, Sebastian is also a heavy user of Linux and container technologies like Docker. He evangelizes computer science practices on blog.sebastian-daschner.com, his Newsletter, and on Twitter. When not working with Java, he also loves to travel the world — either by plane or motorbike.

Talk: 7 Principles of Productive Software Developers

Q. Tell us a bit about yourself. What are your hobbies and interests?

Java, software in general, Linux, cloud native stuff, good food, good coffee, and traveling.


Q. Why did you select this topic for your session at Voxxed Days Bucharest 2019?

I believe becoming more effective as developer is what more of us should pursuing. Especially the usage of keyboard shortcuts and automation needs to be improved; it’s our duty as developers.


Q. Who should attend your session? 

Every software developer who wants to become more productive and better at what they’re doing.


Q. What are the key things attendees will take away from your session? 

How to boost your productivity, how to get the most of our tools, which mindsets and methodologies to adopt that will make your life easier. 


Q. Aside from speaking at Voxxed Days Bucharest, what are your other plans for this year?

Trying to visit as many Java User Groups as possible, co-organizing an unconference in Japan, trying to make a positive impact in the Java ecosystem around the world.