Northern Virginia Software Symposium

April 12 - 13, 2019

Taking Polyglot Programming to the next level with GraalVM

Saturday - Apr 13 2:45 PM - MEETING ROOM 8

Venkat Subramaniam

Venkat Subramaniam

Founder of Agile Developer, Inc.

For those programmers aspiring to be polyglot, there's a virtual machine that's all polyglot. In this presentation you can learn about GraalVM, what it's for, the benefits it offers, and where you may use it.


About Venkat Subramaniam

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.

He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at You can reach him by email at or on twitter at @venkat_s.