Vlad Mihalcea is a Java Champion, one of the top Hibernate ORM project committers, passionate about concurrency challenges, high-performance enterprise solutions, and online transaction processing.
He's been answering thousands of questions about Hibernate and JPA on StackOverflow for which he's got gold badges for Hibernate, Java, and JPA tags.
Whenever he finds something interesting, he likes to share it on his personal blog. He believes in Open Source Software, and he thinks every developer should get involved, one way or the other.
If he doesn’t find a suitable tool for a job, he takes initiative and starts a new open source project, like FlexyPool.