Ryan Sciampacone, IBM



Since receiving his BCS from Carleton University in 1997, Ryan Sciampacone (IBM) has been involved with all facets of virtual machine development, including core VM implementation, JNI API layer, and Ahead-of-time compilation. Between 2000 and 2011, he served as the technical lead and architect of Garbage Collection for the J9 Java Virtual Machine (JVM). Since 2011, he has been the Managed Runtime Architect for the IBM Java Technology Center, and is responsible for guiding the technical strategy of the core JVM technology.