Ben Brosgol is a senior technical staff member of Ada Core Technologies, Inc. He has had a long involvement with programming language design and implementation, focusing on Ada and real-time support, and has been providing Java-related services since 1997. Ben holds a Ph.D. in applied mathematics from Harvard University and a B.A. from Amherst College. He was the primary contributor for the Synchronization chapter.

Ben was a member of the Engineering Expert Group for JSR-1.