Kan Zhang is currently a Technical Lead at Dunn Solutions Group, a full-service IT consulting firm. He is based in the Chicago headquarters office. He provides technology vision and practical leadership in the company, specializing in Liferay projects since 2010.
Kan is actively involved in the Liferay developer community, participating frequently in the blogs, forums, and wiki pages. He is a member of the Chicago Liferay User Group, and has been invited to speak on topic of inter-portlet communications at their August meeting.
Kan is an professional in enterprise Java technologies, with 5 years of experience. As an expert in Liferay, he has worked as a technical consultant spanning many diverse industries, including finance, insurance, energy, education, and computer hardware. He has worked with many Fortune 500 clients, designing and implementing mission-critical and business-critical applications on the Liferay platform.
Kan's interests and expertise involve system integration of legacy systems with Liferay. Recently, he has used Enterprise Service Bus as an integration platform, connecting Liferay to IBM AS400 mainframe business applications. He has implemented customized Liferay single sign-on solutions with legacy systems, using CAS, Siteminder, etc., for a variety of clients. Kan is also experienced with front-end user interface design, allowing for intuitive, rich, and responsive web experiences within Liferay.