Brian Vermeer
Speaker at GOTO Amsterdam 2022

Brian is a senior developer advocate for Snyk, Java Champion and software engineer with over a decade of hands-on experience in creating and maintaining (web)applications. He is passionate about Java, (pure) functional programming and cybersecurity.

He is a regular international speaker on mostly Java-related conferences like JavaOne, Devnexus, Devoxx, Jfokus, JavaZone and many more.

He is writing a lot about software security for developers, mostly in the Java and JavaScript ecosystems. Other than this, he is mentoring and coaching junior developers and speakers. He is very active in the developer community leading a few user groups like:

  • Virtual Java User Group
  • Netherlands Java User Group (NLJUG)
  • DevSecCon
  • Friends of Open JDK (Foojay)

Besides all that, Brian is a military reserve for the Royal Netherlands Air Force and a taekwondo master / teacher.

Check out some of Brian’s past publications:

Talks at GOTO Amsterdam 2022