Adam Pilkington
Senior Inventor, Software Engineer - J9 RAS
IBM Corporation

Biographical Sketch:
Before joining IBM in 2006 Adam was a J2EE technical architect for a large financial services organisation in the UK. He part of the Java Technology Centre team based in the Hursley Park Development Lab and has worked in both the Java performance and Diagnostic Tooling Framework for Java (DTFJ) teams. He is currently working in the RAS team where he is the lead for IBM's strategic technology for enabling JVM post mortem diagnostics. He is currently focusing on ways to leverage this technology beyond its initial scope, whilst working with both the development and service organisations across IBM labs to ensure it's adoption and ways that it can be enhanced to deliver greater business value. Adam is a developerWorks contributing author and was appointed an IBM Senior Inventor in 2008.