Senior Principal for Business Architecture and Process Management
Tim Huenemann has more than 20 years of experience as a business process management/business architecture professional and a leader with a combination of business solution expertise and in-depth, hands-on technology knowledge. He has focused on those fields across multiple industries. Tim is an accomplished consultant, technologist, engagement manager, and team leader. He is experienced in all phases of IT planning and system design and development, within various methodologies, and has designed and implemented many IT architectures and solutions. Tim has consistently demonstrated the ability to help clients achieve business improvement and increased value. He regularly translates BPM theory into practice, and practice and more practice. He writes the ebizQ blog, " BPM: Theory to Practice."
Global publishing industry
Todd works for a large global publisher out of their St. Louis office. He also writes a blog about BPM and SOA<http://www.biske.com/blog/> and is the author of SOA Governance<http://www.packtpub.com/soa-governance/book> from PackT publishing. Previous employers in Biske's career, which spans more than twelve years, include Monsanto, as part of their Enterprise Architecture team; MomentumSI, as a Principal Enterprise Architect, helping organizations with SOA Strategy, Architecture, Infrastructure and similar concerns; A.G. Edwards (now Wachovia Securities) in St. Louis, starting out as part of their Java Mentoring team and finishing as part of their Enterprise Architecture team with responsibilities for SOA and Integration technologies; and Lawrence Livermore National Lab as a computer scientist as part of the National Atmosphere Release Advisory Center.
Bank of America
Mike's focus is to identify and integrate emerging technologies into the enterprise and to create innovative and competitive solutions. A frequent industry speaker on various facets of Enterprise 2.0 as they relate to the financial industry, Michael has been instrumental in enhancing the environment at his firm through his work on user interfaces and usability, wikis and blogs, so-nets, and most recently, mashups. He is the author of Mashup Patterns: Designs and Examples for the Modern Enterprise. He is also the founder of localendar.com, an online calendaring resource for webmasters running local community sites.
Agile testing coach and practitioner
Lisa Crispin is the co-author, with Janet Gregory, of Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams (Addison-Wesley, 2009), and a contributor to Beautiful Testing (O'Reilly, 2009) and Testen in der Finanzwelt (2009). She also co-wrote Testing Extreme Programming (Addison-Wesley, 2002) with Tip House. Lisa specializes in showing agile teams how testers can add value and guide development with business-facing tests. For the past ten years, Lisa has worked as a tester on agile teams developing web applications in Java and .Net. She teaches Agile Testing courses and tutorials worldwide.
Lisa joined her first agile team in 2000. In 2009, she became Director of Agile Software Development and a tester on the awesome “Bookworms” team at Ultimate Software Group. From 2003 – 2009, she was a tester on an amazingly high-performing Scrum/XP team at ePlan Services, Inc. She frequently leads tutorials and workshops on agile testing at conferences in North America and Europe, and regularly contributes articles about agile testing to publications such as Better Software magazine, IEEE Software, and Methods and Tools. Lisa also co-authored Testing Extreme Programming (Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2002) with Tip House.
Consultant and Java EE Specialist
Reza Rahman has clients in the Philadelphia and New York metropolitan areas. He works with EJB 2, Spring, Hibernate, EJB 3, JPA and Seam. These days, Reza is focused on the Resin EJB 3.1 Lite/Java EE 6 Web Profile implementation. He is the author of the book, "EJB 3 in Action." He is a member of the Java EE 6 and EJB 3.1 expert groups. He is a frequent speaker at seminars, conferences and Java user groups including JavaOne. Reza has been working with Java EE since its inception in the mid-nineties. He has developed enterprise systems in the financial, healthcare, telecommunications and publishing industries. He has also worked with EJB 2, Spring, EJB 3 and Seam. Reza is an avid contributor to TheServerSide.com and has spoken at several TheServerSide Java Symposiums.