Masoud has been working on software development projects since 1998, which gives him a broad perspective on software development in general and changes in the software development landscape in the past 1/5 decades. Masoud has experience with variety of technologies (.NET, J2EE, CORBA, and COM+) on diverse platforms (Solaris, Linux, and Windows). He has a master degree in information systems with a bachelor degree in software engineering.
Masoud has authored fair number of articles and other types of publications including several articles at Java.net and Dzone. He is author of multiple refcards, published by Dzone, including but not limited to Using XML in Java, Security and GlassFish v3 refcardz. Masoud is one of the founding members of NetBeans Dream Team and a GlassFish community spotlighted developer. Masoud is author of GlassFish Security book published in 2010 covering GlassFish v3 security and Java EE 6 security. He recently co-authored another book Developing RESTful Services with JAX-RS 2.0, WebSockets, and JSON
Masoud’s main area of research and interest includes service-oriented architecture and large-scale systems’ development and deployment. In his spare time he enjoys photography, mountaineering and climbing. P.S. Masoud is a Consulting Member of Technical Staff at ORACLE.
Masoud’s twitter is @MasoudKalali if you want to know what he is up to…