Gunnar Hillert is a member of technical staff (MTS) at SpringSource, a division of VMware, Inc. He is a committer of the Spring Integration project and also contributes to the Cloud Foundry project.
A native of Berlin, Germany, Gunnar has been living in Atlanta for the past 10 years. He enjoys developing web applications but also has a background in business integration. He graduated in 2002 from the University of Applied Sciences (HTW) Berlin in applied computer science after defending his thesis.
If not playing with and learning the latest and greatest technologies, Gunnar is an avid gardener specializing in anything sub-tropical such as bananas, palm trees and bamboo. Furthermore, Gunnar has been learning Spanish for the past three years. He and his wife Alysa have one daughter and a son and are raising both tri-lingually (English, German, Spanish). As time permits, Gunnar blogs at: http://blog.hillert.com/