Martin Thompson

High-Performance Computing Specialist, Java Champion with 25+ years of experience

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Martin Thompson

Martin is a Java Champion with 25+ years of experience building complex and high-performance computing systems. He is most recently known for his work on Aeron and SBE. Previously at LMAX he was the co-founder and CTO when he created the Disruptor. Prior to LMAX Martin worked for Betfair, content companies with the world largest catalogues, and some of the most significant C++ and Java systems of the 1990s.

He blogs at, and can be found giving training courses on performance and concurrency, and distributed systems when he is not cutting code to make systems better.

Topic focus: Programming



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