Masoud Kalali has a software engineering degree and has been working on software development projects since 1998. He has experience with a variety of technologies (.NET, J2EE, CORBA, and COM+) on diverse platforms (Solaris, Linux, and Windows). His experience is in software architecture, design, and server-side development.
Masoud has published several articles at Java.net and Dzone. He has authored multiple refcards also published by Dzone including but not limited to Using XML in Java, Java EE Security and GlassFish v3 refcardz. He is one of founder members of NetBeans Dream Team and a GlassFish community spotlighted developer. Recently Masoud's new book, GlassFish Security, has been published which covers GlassFish v3 and Java EE 6 security.
Masoud's main area of research and interest includes service-oriented architecture and large scale systems' development and deployment and in his leisure time he enjoys photography, mountaineering and camping. Masoud's can be followed at his Twitter account.