Volker is a Principal Engineer in the Corretto team at Amazon. He works on Java Virtual Machines since 2004 and joined the OpenJDK project right from the start. Volker is a member of the OpenJDK Governing Board and an OpenJDK Member, Reviewer and Committer. Before he worked for SAP, Sun Microsystems and the University of Tübingen from where he holds a Master and PhD degree in Computer Science. He represented SAP and currently represents Amazon in the Executive Committee of the JCP and was a member of the JCP Expert Groups for Java SE 9 to 13.