Ben Manes is CTO of Vector, a software company offering solutions for the trucking industry. Previously, when at Google, Ben co-authored Google Guava's Cache based on his successful ConcurrentLinkedHashMap library. In collaboration with Roy Friedman and his team at the Technion, Ben developed Caffeine cache. Like its predecessors, Caffeine has seen wide adoption in the Java ecosystem. He is currently advising the Ristretto team who aim to replicate Caffeine for the Go community. Ben holds an M.Sc. and two B.Sc. from the Illinois Institute of Technology.