About Sam Brannen is a Senior Software Consultant with over 14 years’ experience and co-founder of Swiftmind GmbH, a software consulting agency in Zürich, Switzerland. At Swiftmind Sam helps international clients achieve best practices in agile software development, architecture, design, implementation, and testing of enterprise Java applications using the Spring Framework and a plethora of open source technologies. In his consulting role, Sam most enjoys leading work shops, code reviews, coaching, and training clients.
Sam is a popular speaker at conferences on Spring and Java. He is also an active core committer for the Spring Framework, lead author of "Spring in a Nutshell" from O’Reilly..