Walt Bowers is a Technical Solutions Architect and technology evangelist focused on the Internet of Things, Java and OSGi. He enjoys engineering solutions to complex problems and has a particular interest in intelligent IoT gateways and edge analytics. He is a committer on the Eclipse Kura IoT project and a member of the OSGi Alliance IoT Expert Group. Walt has been involved with Java since 1996 and has extensive experience in Java , OSGiand IoT in wide range of roles including developer, development manager and product manager. Walt has a BS in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Georgia and over 25 years of experience in software engineering.