Jean-Francois Arcand works for Sun Microsystems. He currently leads project Grizzly, an extended NIO based framework used in multiples products. He also works on Web 2.0 topics like Ajax performance and leads the Comet activities at Sun. Jean-Francois lives and works from home in Prevost, a very small city in Québec where life is perfect.
It is quite interesting in terms of performance and implementation on top of Java NIO and NIO.2
Many articles and presentations about Grizzly and Comet. There are also a few journal articles about Artificial Neural Networks and Intelligent Agents from my previous works.
Created Grizzly for GlassFish, significantly improved performance of the GlassFish WebContainer. Helped to make GlassFish a first class Application Server.