Emily Jiang – Speaker interview

by | Mar 19, 2019 | Voxxed Days Bucharest 2019

Emily Jiang is Liberty Architect for MicroProfile and CDI in IBM. Based at IBM’s Hursley laboratory in the UK, she has worked on the WebSphere Application Server since 2006 and is heavily involved in Java EE implementation in WebSphere Application Server releases. She is a key member of MicroProfile and CDI Expert Group, and leads the specification of MicroProfile Config and Fault Tolerance. Emily is also Config JSR co-spec lead. She regularly speaks at conferences, such as Code One, DevNexus, JAX London, Voxxed, Devoxx US, Devoxx Belgium, Devoxx UK, Devoxx France, EclipseCon, etc.

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

I am a runner and badminton player, though I am not very good.


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

I am passionate about MicroProfile. Hence I chose to show others how to get started.


Q. Who should attend your session? 

Java developers or Architects


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

microservices, config, fault tolerance, metrics, Kubernetes, docker, Istio, JWT, Open API


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

I will be speaking at Devoxx UK, GeeCon, JNation, QCon, etc.