Vancouver, Canada

Kris De Volder is a professional software developer with Pivotal. As a member of the tools team, he works on eclipse based tooling, including the Spring Tool Suite and Groovy Grails Tool Suite distributions. I'm also the main lead for our eclipse plugins for Gradle.

Before becoming a professional software developer he obtained a Ph.D in Computer Science from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and also worked as Faculty Member in the Department of Computer Science at the Univerisity of British Columbia. At UBC he did research in software development tooling and taught courses on programming languages at both graduate and undergraduate level.