Jeff Genender has more than 17 years of software architecture, team lead, and development experience in multiple industries. He is a frequent speaker on topics pertaining to Enterprise Service Buses (ESBs), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), and application servers. Jeff is an active committer and Project Management Committee (PMC) member for Apache Geronimo, as well as a committer on OpenEJB, ServiceMix, and Mojo (Maven plugins). Jeff also serves as a member of the Java Community Process (JCP) expert group for JSR-244 (Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5 [Java EE 5] Specification) as a representative of the Apache Software Foundation. Jeff is an Open Source evangelist and has successfully brought Open Source development efforts, initiatives, and success stories into a number of Global 2000 companies, saving these organizations millions of dollars in licensing costs.
Bruce Snyder is a 10-year veteran of enterprise software development and a recognized leader in Open Source software. Bruce has experience in a wide range of technologies, including Java Enterprise Edition (EE), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), and Enterprise Service Buses (ESBs). In addition to his role as a senior architect for LogicBlaze, Bruce is also a founding member of Apache Geronimo and a developer for Apache ActiveMQ, Apache ServiceMix, and Castor, among other things. Bruce also serves as a member of a few JCP expert groups JSR-221 (JDBC 4.0), JSR-243 (Java Data Objects 2.0) and JSR-291 (Dynamic Component Support for Java). In addition, Bruce is also a speaker at industry conferences, including The ServerSide Java Symposium, Java in Action, JavaOne, ApacheCon, JAOO, SOAWeb Services Edge, No Fluff Just Stuff, and various Java user groups.
Sing Li (who was bitten by the microcomputer bug in the late 1970s) has grown up with the Microprocessor Age. His first personal computer was a $99 do-it-yourself Netronics COSMIC ELF computer with 256 bytes of memory, mail ordered from the back pages of Popular Electronics magazine. A 20-year industry veteran, Sing is a system developer, Open Source software contributor, and freelance writer specializing in Java technology and embedded and distributed systems architecture. He regularly writes for several popular technical journals and e-zines, and is the creator of the “Internet Global Phone,” one of the very first Internet phones available. He has authored and coauthored a number of books across diverse technical disciplines including Geronimo, Tomcat, JSP, servlets, XML, Jini, media streaming, device drivers, and JXTA.