Project:odd started life in September 2008 as a cluster of research projects by Bob McWhirter. Since then, those research projects have evolved into bonafide opensource projects, staffed by Red Hat with a fantastic team.

Odd Fellows

Bob McWhirter

Bob started Project:odd (as Odd Thesis)in September 2008. He currently herds the TorqueBox project.

Marek Goldmann

Marek Goldmann joined the Project:odd effort in January 2009. He now leads the development of BoxGrinder. In free time he works on making JBoss AS 7 available in Fedora.

Jim Crossley

Jim joined the Project:odd team in May of 2010.
When he's not blathering on about his prostate or his "sensitive skin", he works on Immutant and TorqueBox.

Ben Browning

Ben joined the Project:odd team in July of 2010. He leads TorqueBox and feels naked without his hat on.

Toby Crawley

Toby joined the Project:odd team in August of 2010. He works on Immutant and TorqueBox, and has lots of clever things to say (just not here). His greatest accomplishment is the invention of fish salt. Ask him about it.

Lance Ball

Lance joined the Project:odd team in September 2010. He's an Ashevillain.

Tom Enebo

Tom joined the Project:odd effort in June 2012. He is co-lead of JRuby. He likes beer.

Charlie Nutter

Charlie joined the Project:odd effort in June 2012. He is co-lead of JRuby. He also likes beer.

Douglas Campos

Nobody knows exactly when QMX officially joined Project:odd. He's the founder of the dynjs project and a core contributor to JRuby. He also likes beer.

Tim Fox

Tim joined the Project:odd team very early in 2013. He is the founder of HornetQ and current lead of Vert.x. He's more of a wine fan.

Norman Maurer

Norman joined Project:odd in early 2013. He is a core contributor to Netty and Vert.x and a noted author. He's German, so he's very opinionated about beer.

Projects

BoxGrinder is toolchain for producing advanced, full-configured virtual machine images in an offline fashion.

DynJS is an open source Javascript runtime for the JVM.

JRuby is the Ruby programming language on the JVM.

Immutant is an application server for Clojure built upon the JBoss AS project.

TorqueBox is a new kind of ruby application environment built upon the JBoss AS project.

vert.x provides effortless asynchronous application development for the modern web and enterprise.