Loiane Groner lives in São Paulo - Brazil and has over 8 years of software development experience. While at university, demonstrated great interested in IT. Worked as teacher assistant for 2 years and half for the Algorithms, Data Structures and Computing Theory. Represented her university at the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest – Brazilian Finals (South America Regionals) and also worked as Student Delegate of SBC (Brazilian Computing Society) for 2 years. Won a merit award in her Senior year for being one of top 3 students with better GPAs in the Computer Science department and has also graduated with honors.
Already worked at multinational companies such as IBM. Her areas of expertise include Java SE and Java EE and also Sencha technologies (Ext JS and Sencha Touch). Nowadays is working as Software Development Manager at a financial institution, where she manages overseas solutions. She also works as independent Sencha consultant and coach.
Loiane is also author of Ext JS 4 First Look and Mastering Ext JS books, both published by Packt.
She is passionate about Sencha and Java, and she is the CampinasJUG (Campinas Java Users Group) Leader and ESJUG (Espirito Santo Java Users Group) coordinator, both Brazilian JUGs.
Loiane also contributes to the software development community through her blogs: http://loianegroner.com (English) and http://loiane.com (Portuguese-BR), where she writes about IT career, Ext JS, Sencha Touch, Spring Framework and general development notes and also publish screencasts.