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QCon Plus 2021 Committee Member

Tony Printezis

JVM/GC Engineer @Twitter, JCP Executive Committee, & Previous G1GC Tech Lead

Tony Printezis is a Staff Software Engineer at Twitter and a member of the VM Team in the Platform Organization. He has over 15 years of virtual machine implementation experience with special focus on memory management. Most of his projects have involved improving the performance, scalability, responsiveness, parallelism, concurrency, monitoring, and visualization of garbage collectors. He was one of the designers of (and tech lead of) the G1 GC and the original implementer of the CMS GC. Before Twitter, Tony worked at Adobe, the Java organization at Oracle and Sun Microsystems, and Sun Microsystems Laboratories. He holds a PhD and a BSc(Hons) in Computing Science, both from the University of Glasgow in Scotland.