Dr. Frank Gerhardt is an Eclipse consultant based in Stuttgart, Germany, and owner of Gerhardt Informatics Kft., Hungary. His company is specializes in Eclipse technologies and serves clients in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Frank is also founder of Software Experts Network Stuttgart (SENS) and board member of the Java User Group Stuttgart. He, together with Chris Wege, reported on one of the first RCP applications at EclipseCon 2004. Chris and Frank have taught hundreds of people RCP development. Their RCP tutorial has been translated to Japanese.
Michael is one of the architects of the Wind River Workbench, an Eclipse based IDE for embedded development supporting multiple programming languages and target connections. Before working on the Wind River Workbench, Michael was responsible for the architecture of the SNiFF+ IDE for 10 years. Earlier in his career, he worked for 9 years in the area of computational molecular biology using object oriented technology for analysis and visualization of complex data.