Nikita Salnikov-Tarnovski is co-founder of Plumbr, the memory leak detection product, where he now contributes his time as a core developer. Besides his daily technical tasks he is an active blogger and conference speaker (Devoxx, TopConf, JavaDay,…). Prior to founding Plumbr, Nikita worked ten years in Java EE development for the custom software development companies in the Baltics. He has worked with tens of different Java EE applications over the years. In the last years he specialized in troubleshooting and performance optimisation.