Luke Shannon Professional Highlights

Frameworks and Tools

  • Java (developing since 2004)
  • Spring Framework - various projects (developing with it since 2007)
  • Gemfire/Geode (working with it since 2013)
  • Pivotal Cloud Foundry (running apps on it since 2015)
  • JasperReports (6 years experience)
  • Talend Integration Suite (3 years experience)

Community Development

  • Built the Pivotal User Group from 1 user (me) to over 1000 through 48 meet ups and 2 mini conferences
  • Did co-promotion and sponsorship fundraising with partner companies
  • Coordinated travel and accommodations of remote speakers
  • Supported members of the community to present and run meet-ups (a community is truly healthy when this starts happening)


  • Over 20 years of client facing experience in technical consulting roles (Pre-Sales and Post Sales)
  • Experience working in enterprises in both Canada and the US (focus on Financial Companies)
  • Comfortable and experienced delivering technical presentations training
  • Hands on keyboard development experience with applications in Production