About Michael Kurz is a senior software developer at IRIAN Solutions in Vienna, Austria. His main focus there is to develop JSF and Java EE applications for customers. Additionaly, he is also doing JSF trainings and he is Apache MyFaces committer.
Beside his work as software developer he also likes to write about JSF-related stuff. In November 2009 his first book "JavaServer Faces 2.0" was published at the dpunkt.verlag. Furthermore he is responsible for the contents of the online JSF tutorial JSF@Work provided by Irian and frequently speaks at international conferences.