Les Hazlewood is CTO and co-founder of Stormpath Inc. He is also the PMC Chair for the Apache Shiro Java security framework, and a leading expert in application and API security and REST API design. Prior to forming Stormpath, he held senior architectural positions at Bloomberg and Delta Airlines. Les has been actively involved in Open Source for more than 15 years and has worked on projects like the Spring Framework, JBoss, and Apache Shiro. Les has a BS in Computer Science from Georgia Tech, and practices Kendo and enjoys traveling when he’s not coding.