Nick GerakinesErlang author and evangelist
Nick Gerakines is a software developer and technologist in the Silicon Valley. At Electronic Arts he leads the Rupture infrastructure team, building next generated web services and data storage systems, driving test framework development and highly concurrent Erlang application systems. Previously a Yahoo employee, he worked on the Delicious 2.0 launch on the back-end team as well as within the Mobile group at Yahoo developing native iPhone applications and exposing other Yahoo groups to ways to developing iPhone applications. He is the author of the recent book "Facebook Application Development" (John Wiley & Sons, Inc, published 2008) and is currently writing another book for the same publisher titled "Developing Erlang Web Applications" expected to release in mid 2009.