Stephan Janssen is an serial entrepreneur that has founded several successful
organizations such as the Belgian Java User Group (BeJUG) in 1996, JCS Int. in
1998, JavaPolis in 2002 and now Parleys.com in 2006.
He has been using Java since its early releases in 1995 with experience of
developing and implementing real world Java solutions in the finance and
manufacturing industries. Today Stephan is the CTO of the Java Competence Center
He was selected by BEA Systems as the first European (independant) BEA Technical
He has also been recognized by the Server Side as one of the 54 Who is Who in
Enterprise Java 2004.
Sun has recognized in 2005 his efforts for the Java Community and has engaged
him in the Java Champion project.
He has spoken at numerous Java and JUG conferences including Java '98 (UK), JAOO
'99 (Denmark), JavaDays 2000 (Norway), TMAB (Belgium), JavaPolis 2002-04-05,
JavaOne 2003, SpringOne 2006, JavaZone 2007, Adobe Max 2007, JFocus 2008, SAI,
IT Works etc.