Ahmed Hashim has been working with Java technologies since 2002. He has experience with EJB, Hibernate, Spring, Struts, JSF & AJAX, ESB & BPEL. He is SCJP and SCWCD. Ahmed Hashim is the initiative, founder and leader of the Egyptian Java User group, he is a frequent speaker in local event in Egypt organized by Egyptian JUG and other communities. Ahmed is a Sun Java Champion since December 2007. Ahmed graduated from Faculty of Computers and Information, Computer Science Department, Cairo University, after doing MSc thesis 'Design Level Assertion and Architecture quality'.