Raghavan "Rags" Srinivas is the CTO of Technology Evangelism at Sun
Microsystems looking at new technology directions and trends. His general focus
area is in distributed systems, with a specialization in interoperability,
mobility and security. He has spoken on a variety of technical topics at
conferences around the world and teaches graduate classes in the evening. He
publishes a standards column and has represented Sun at a number of standards
bodies. He also serves in the organizing committee for several industry-wide
Rags brings with him about 20 years of software development and about 7 years of
technology evangelism experience. He worked for Digital Equipment Corporation
before joining Sun. He has worked on several technology areas, including
internals of VMS, Unix and NT. He has evangelized a number of technology areas
including the early releases of Java, Java EE, Java and XML, Java ME, AJAX and
Web 2.0 and so on.
Rags holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from the Center of Advanced
Computer Studies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
He enjoys running, hiking and eating, especially spicy food.