Christophe Grand is an independent software developer specializing in Clojure, Java, jQuery, web development, and all things Open Source. He is a Clojure contributor and conducts training sessions on Clojure and other languages. Christophe discovered Clojure in early 2008 while searching for a strong functional language that runs on the JVM. Clojure fit the bill perfectly. Christophe lives near Lyon, France.