Emmanuel Bernard is data platform architect at JBoss by Red Hat and member of the Hibernate team. After graduating from Supelec (French "Grande Ecole"), Emmanuel has spent a few years in the retail industry as developer and architect where he started to be involved in the ORM space. He joined the Hibernate team in 2003. Emmanuel has lead the JPA implementation of Hibernate. He has founded and leads Hibernate Search, Hibernate Validator and the newcommer Hibernate OGM. Emmanuel is a member of the JPA 2.0 expert group and the spec lead of Bean Validation. He is a regular speaker at various conferences and JUGs, including JavaOne, JBoss World and Devoxx and the co-author of Hibernate Search in Action published by Manning. He is also founder and co-host of two podcasts: JBoss Community Asylum and Les Cast Codeurs Podcast. You can follow him on twitter at @emmanuelbernard.