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Andrey is the lead language designer working on Project Kotlin at JetBrains. He started his career at Borland working on language implementations for MDA support. He spent a few years teaching in college and developed courses in Basics of OOP, Software Design and Programming Practice. Andrey joined JetBrains to start Project Kotlin in 2010. He serves as a Java Community Process expert in a group working on JSR-335 ("Project Lambda").
Andrey is a frequent conference speaker delivering talks at venues like OSCON, StrangeLoop and Devoxx.