Gurkan Erdogdu is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of MechSoft Mechanical and Software Solutions. He is the founder and PMC of the Apache OpenWebBeans Project. He has been working with Java and Java EE technologies since 1999. He is a member of Apache Software Foundation and Open Web Foundation. He also runs training sessions on Java and Java EE technologies. He lives in Ankara/Turkey with his wife. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.