Christian Wimmer is a researcher at Oracle Labs, working on the Truffle dynamic language infrastructure, the Graal compiler, the Maxine VM, as well as on other projects that involve dynamic compilation and optimizations. His research interests span from compilers, virtual machines, and secure systems to component-based software architectures. He received a Dr. techn. degree in Computer Science (advisor: Prof. Hanspeter Moeossenboeck) from the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria. Before the time at Oracle, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Computer Science of the University of California, Irvine, working with Prof. Michael Franz.