Jack Greenfield is an Architect for Enterprise Frameworks and Tools at
Microsoft. He was previously Chief Architect, Practitioner Desktop Group, at
Rational Software Corporation, and Founder and CTO of InLine Software
Corporation. At NeXT, he developed the Enterprise Objects Framework, now called
Apple Web Objects. A well known speaker and writer, he also contributed to UML,
J2EE and related OMG and JSP specifications. He holds a B.S. in Physics from
George Mason University.
Keith Short leads the Enterprise Frameworks and Tools Architecture Team
at Microsoft. He helped lead design of the Information Engineering Facility
from Texas Instruments Inc., now Advantage Gen from Computer Associates Inc. He
was later named a TI Fellow and became CTO for Software at TI. He contributed
to UML 1.0, and lectures at conferences and seminars world wide. He holds a
Bachelors degree in Computer Science from the University of Lancaster, and a
Ph.D in Computer Science from the University of East Anglia.
Steve Cook is an Architect for Enterprise
Frameworks and Tools at Microsoft. He founded the Object-Oriented Programming
and Systems Group of the British Computer Society, and the Object Technology
conference series. He was a Research Fellow at Queen Mary and Westfield
College, London University. He started the Object Technology Practice at IBM,
became a Distinguished Engineer, and was elected to the IBM Academy of
Technology. With John Daniels he developed the Syntropy method, and was a major
contributor to UML, introducing OCL, and representing IBM on the UML2
submission. He is a British Computer Society Fellow, and has an Honorary Doctor
of Science from De Montford University.
Stuart Kent is a Program Manager for Enterprise
Frameworks and Tools at Microsoft. He was Senior Lecturer at the University of
Kent and a Royal Society Industry Fellow, supported by IBM. He contributed to
the UML 2 and MOF 2 standardization efforts, and has done extensive research,
with over 60 refereed publications. He speaks frequently at international
events, and participates in numerous programme committees, including the
steering committee for the UML conference series, and the editorial board for
SoSym journal. He has a PhD in Computer Science from Imperial College, London.