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A 2008 IBM Fellow, the highest honor a scientist, engineer, or programmer at IBM can achieve, he is with IBM’s Software Group in Austin, Texas. As an industry pioneer in the field of Services Oriented Architecture (SOA), he has positioned IBM as a leader in delivering critical technologies to its clients. His leadership of the SOA Foundation, which lays out the basic business case behind IBM’s advocacy of SOA, has allowed the company to communicate an understanding of both the value and structure of SOA deployments to thousands of clients. It has served as the genesis of the SOA Portfolio, a core contribution of future Software Group and Global Business Services profitability. He attended the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is the co-author of: IBM’s SOA Foundation - An Architectural Introduction and Overview, with Stephen Kinder and Steve Graham, IBM, November 2005; and Professional IBM WebSphere 5.0 Application Server - A guide to building J2EE applications from IBM WebSphere Architects with Tim Francis, Jim Knutson and Eric Herness, Wrox Press, Ltd., January 2003.
Noted For:Pioneer in the field of Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) positioning IBM as a leader in delivering critical technologies to its clients
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