Esteban Aliverti is an independent IT Consultant and Software Developer with more than eight years of experience in the field. He is a fervent open source promoter and developer with meaningful contributions to JBoss Drools and jBPM5 frameworks. After he got his Software Engineer degree in Argentina, he started working at local IT companies fulfilling different roles ranging from Web Developer to Software Architect. In 2009, while working for Plugtree, he was introduced to the JBoss Drools and jBPM5 projects. Over the next three years, he became one of the lead consultants inside Plugtree, providing services to its most important clients all around the world.
A former Professor of Java and object-oriented programming at Universidad de Mendoza, Argentina, he decided to continue with his passion for education outside the academic field by co-authoring the jBPM5 Community Training and Drools 5 Community Training online courses. The urge to share his knowledge and experience led him to participate as a speaker and co-speaker at several international conferences, such as Java One Brazil, RuleML, October Rule Fest, and various Drools and jBPM summits.
In JUDCon 2012, Esteban was recognized as a JBoss Community Leader during the JBoss Community Recognition Awards, as a way to acknowledge his contributions to Drools framework.
Currently located in Germany, he works as an independent Drools/jBPM Consultant and Developer. During his free time, he enjoys contributing to Drools and jBPM projects and in helping other people to embrace these technologies. In addition, Esteban has a personal blog (http://ilesteban.wordpress.com), which he uses to publish his work and discoveries on his journey through the open source world.