Andrey Breslav, JetBrains


Andrey is the lead language designer working on Project Kotlin at JetBrains ( He also works on making the Java language better, serving as a Java Community Process expert in a group for JSR-335 (“Project Lambda”). In what spare time is left he tries to make sure that his traveling is not all about work and teaches programming to high-school children. Used to teach OOP/Software Design at a university, but currently switched to speaking at software conferences such as JavaOne and Devoxx. Andrey has a Master of Science in Computer Science and a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from Saint-Petersburg State University Information Technologies, Mechanic, and Optics.