Kenneth Kousen

Kenneth Kousen

Software trainer, speaker, and mentor specializing in Groovy, Grails, Android, and Java

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Marlborough, Connecticut

Areas of Expertise:

  • Groovy
  • Grails
  • Android
  • Java
  • Spring
  • Hibernate
  • JPA
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training

Ken Kousen is the President of Kousen IT, Inc., through which he does technical training, mentoring, and consulting in all areas related to Java, specializing in Android, Spring, Hibernate/JPA, Groovy, and Grails. He is the author of the Manning book "Making Java Groovy" and the upcoming O'Reilly book "Gradle for Android".

Ken is a regular speaker on the No Fluff, Just Stuff conference tour, as well as at many other international conferences. In 2013 he won a JavaOne Rock Star award. Over the past decade he has taught thousands of developers in business and industry. In addition to owning several technical certifications, his academic background includes two BS degrees from M.I.T., an MS and a Ph.D. from Princeton, and an MS in Computer Science from R.P.I.

Gradle for Android Gradle for Android
by Kenneth Kousen
August 2015
Video: $79.99

Practical Android Practical Android
by Kenneth Kousen
July 2015
Video: $79.99

Learning Android Learning Android
by Kenneth Kousen
July 2015
Video: $99.99

Practical Groovy Programming Practical Groovy Programming
by Kenneth Kousen
June 2015
Video: $99.99

Groovy Programming Fundamentals Groovy Programming Fundamentals
by Kenneth Kousen
May 2015
Video: $79.99

Kenneth blogs at:

Webcast: Seriously, Use Groovy NOW
March 29, 2016
This talk will demonstrate how you can add Groovy to Java applications and simplify your development job immediately.

Webcast: Gradle for Android
January 13, 2015
In this webcast the impact of the Gradle plugin on Android development will be demonstrated through a series of applications created inside Android Studio.