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Jitendra Kotamraju



Jitendra (Jitu) Kotamraju is a Principal Member of Technical Staff at Oracle. He has contributed to many Java EE technologies and GlassFish projects for the past 8 years.

Within the JCP program, Jitu is the Spec Lead for JSR 353, Java API for JSON Processing. (JSON is JavaScript Object Notation.) He was also the Maintenance Lead for JSR 109, Implementing Enterprise Web Services 1.3, and JSR 224, Java API for XML-Based Web Services (JAX-WS) 2.2. In the open source community, Jitu was the Implementation Lead for various releases of the JAX-WS Reference Implementation and he delivered JAX-WS technology for the Java SE 6, Java EE 5, Java EE 6 platforms. Currently, he is also implementing various web technologies such as Server-Sent Events (SSE), and WebSocket in GlassFish.

Jitu has represented Sun in the Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I) Basic Profile working group, which specifies interoperability guidance for core Web Services specifications. He blogs regularly and speaks occasionally at JavaOne and other conferences. He has a masters degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai, India, and he now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. Jitu is a major sports buff, playing table tennis and regularly following other sports.