Afkham Azeez joined WSO2 in December 2005, and he has served as director of architecture since 2011. In this role, he drives efforts focused on the development and enhancement of WSO2 middleware.
Azeez is an elected member of the Apache Software Foundation and also a Project Management Committee member and long-time committer for a number of projects. He specializes in distributed computing, highly available and scalable applications, Java 2 Platform Enterprise Edition (J2EE) technologies, and service-oriented architecture.
Azeez is the author of the book, Clustering implementation for Apache Axis2, and a co-author of the book, Axis2 Web Services. He has presented at number of conferences, including ApacheCon and OSCON, as well as conducting technical workshops on SOA and cloud implementation best practices.
Azeez holds a first class honors degree in computer science and engineering and a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. He was awarded a gold medal, recognizing him for the highest grade point average in M.Sc. in computer science
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