Jason is a co-author of Tomcat: The Definitive Guide, now in its second edition, and has written some web articles for O'Reilly's OnJava.com web site. Before joining the team at MuleSoft, Jason was Senior Architect at Spigit, Inc. where he led a team of software engineers writing an idea management and prediction markets social networking web application for the enterprise. Before joining Spigit, Jason was a Senior Principal Software Engineer for Orbital Sciences Corporation, working at NASA's Ames Research Center on the Kepler Space Telescope mission (http://kepler.nasa.gov). Jason's specialties include the Apache Tomcat servlet container, Java software development, building social networking web applications, Tomcat web application development and deployment, scalability and fault tolerance, and Linux system administration. He has contributed to several Apache Java projects, and has been an active open source software developer for many years.