Canoo is well-known for its top-class engineers. Need yet another proof? Here you go: Dierk Koenig was officially announced as a Java Champion. Together with Dierk, there are now 4 Java Champions working at Canoo which is quite impressive for a medium-sized Swiss company.
Dierk Koenig is an active committer to many open-source projects including OpenDolphin, Frege, Groovy, Grails, GPars and GroovyFX. He is lead author of the “Groovy in Action” book, which is among the publisher’s best-selling titles of the decade. Dierk focusses on the benefits of the Java platform and how to make it more accessible through libraries and alternative languages.