John Paul R. Petines

John Paul R. Petines was honored and awarded as Founding Java Champions by Sun Microsystems, Inc. This makes him member of the international panel of Java leaders automatically.

John Paul has spent his most of the years in computer field where he has been worked as a software developer, a Java Instructor/Professor, and a Project Leader.

He is expert to develop the software using Java.

If we talk about the education of the John Paul, he started his career involving in technical field where he completed his Bachelor in Computer Science from the university of the Philippines Diliman in 1999. In 2004, he achieved Masters in Technology Management University of the Philippines Diliman. Then he got the degree of International Masters in Information Management from the university of Malaya in 2004.

As far as the work experience of John Paul is concerned, he worked as a General Manager in Arkishop, Inc. from April to December 1999. Then, he got the position as a computer Lecturer in the University of Philippines in June 1999. He also worked as a Technology Consultant in RP3 Information Technology Solutions, Inc. from January to October 2000. Form October 2000 to April 2002; he switched to the 24/7 International, Inc. and got the position as a Director of the department of Web Applications Development.

John Paul is actively involved in a joint Sun Java Education and Development Initiative (JEDI) with the University of the Philippines. JEDI is a collaborative project that aims to make high quality, industry-endorsed IT and Computer Science course material that are free available in the Philippines for universities and colleges.

In 1995-1996, he got the college scholarship for his Bachelor in Computer Science. He was also honored by Ilio award for Most Outstanding Over-All Graduating Engineering Student in 1999. Again in 2002-2003, he got the university scholarship for his Masters in Technology Management.