Mani Sarkar is a passionate developer mainly in the Java/JVM space, currently strengthening teams and helping them accelerate when working with small teams and startups, as a Freelance Software, Data, ML engineer.
A Java Champion, Oracle Groundbreaker Ambassador, JCP Member, OpenJDK contributor, thought leader at developer communities, and involved with F/OSS projects like @graalvm, @wandb, nbQA-dev/nbQA, and others. Writes code, not just on the Java/JVM platform but in other programming languages as well, hence likes to call himself a polyglot developer. He sees himself working in the areas of core Java, Hotspot, GraalVM, Truffle, VMs, Performance Tuning, Data, and AI/ML/DL/NLP.
An advocate of a number of agile and software craftsmanship practices and a regular at many talks, conferences, and hands-on workshops – speaks, participates, organizes, and helps out at many of them. Expresses his thoughts often via blog posts (on his own blog site, DZone, Medium and other third-party sites), and microblogs (tweets).