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Nicholas Williams

UL Workplace Health and Safety
Software Engineer
Nick Williams is a Software Engineer for UL Workplace Health and Safety in Franklin, Tennessee and the author of Professional Java for Web Applications (Wrox, 2014, http://amzn.to/1bSSz6T). A CS graduate from Belmont University, he has been active in commercial and open source software projects for more than 9 years. In 2010, the Nashville Technology Council named him the Software Engineer of the Year. Nick is a committer and member of the Project Management Committees for Apache Logging (including Log4j) and Jackson Data Processor JSR 310 Data Types. He has also contributed new features to Tomcat 8.0, Spring Framework 4.0, Spring Security 3.2, Spring Data Commons 1.6, and Spring Data JPA 1.4, and serves as a contributor on several other projects. In December, he spoke to the Atlanta JUG about his book and Java EE 7. Nick currently lives in Tennessee with his wife Allison. You can find him on Twitter @Java_Nick and GitHub @beamerblvd.