Practitioners Board Marketing Committee


The ACM Practitioners Board Marketing Committee is responsible for raising awareness of and promoting ACM’s products and services, in particular those that impact the career and technical development of practicing computing professionals, including software and systems developers, engineers, architects, administrators, data and cybersecurity professionals, IT specialists, and managers. It is overseen by the Practitioners Board.

Following is a roster of the ACM Practitioners Board Marketing Committee, constituted in July 2016:


  • Dave O'Leary, Chair
  • Frits Bussemaker, Deputy Chair
  • Adam Cole
  • Stephen Ibaraki
  • Nithin Jilla
  • Elim Kay


  • Alain Chesnais
  • Juan Miguel De Joya
  • Dominic Holt
  • Patrick Malone
  • Robin Raskin
  • Toufi Saliba
  • Deb Sorenson

Yan Timanovsky, ACM Staff (HQ) Liaison

Operational Goals

Java 8 and 9 Fundamentals: Modern Java Development with Lambdas, Streams, and Introducing Java 9’s JShell and the Java Platform Module System (JPMS)

Written for programmers with a background in high-level language programming, this LiveLesson applies the Deitel signature live-code approach to teaching programming and explores the Java™ language and Java™ APIs in depth. The LiveLesson presents concepts in the context of fully tested programs, not code fragments. The LiveLesson features hundreds of complete Java™ programs with thousands of lines of proven Java™ code, and hundreds of tips that will help you build robust applications.