Fred Simon is best known as the Co-founder and Chief Architect of JFrog - the Artifactory Binary Repository creators, JavaOne 2011 and 2013 Duke Choice Awards winner.
Before founding JFrog in 2008, Fred founded AlphaCSP, the Java consulting firm in 1998 where he was the company’s global CTO, leading 5 branches worldwide and served as the visionary voice of the company.
Fred’s development experience goes back to 1992 and covers Java technologies evolution from day one as a programmer, Architect and Consultant.
As one of JFrog leaders, Fred encourages strong collaboration with leading open-source projects such as SpringSource, Grails and Gradle by providing them with the Artifactory Cloud platform, and fuels the Continuous-Integration ecosystem with open-source plugins for leading tools such as Jenkins, TeamCity & Bamboo.
When not on those Fred hacks around new features for the core Java language, Java port of the popular sky rendering Stellarium project and other neat stuff.