Kito D. Mann is the Principal Consultant at Virtua, Inc., specializing in enterprise application architecture, training, development, and mentoring with microservices, cloud, Web Components, Angular, and Jakarta/Java EE technologies. He is also the co-host of The Stackd Podcast and the author of JavaServer Faces in Action. Mann has participated in several Java Community Process expert groups (including CDI, JSF, and Portlets) and is an internationally recognized speaker. He is also a Java Champion and Google Developer Expert in Web Technologies. He holds a BA in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University.