John has been developing enterprise software for twelve years, and has been with Sybase for the past seven. His academic background includes a Masters degree from the University of Hawai’i concentrating on computational properties of formal and natural languages, and post-graduate training in business. He has worked on enterprise application integration technologies, web services tooling, distributed systems, machine learning, and service-oriented platforms. A developer on Eclipse since version 1, John served on the Eclipse Consortium Executive Committee.
Loïc Julien is an senior software engineer at IBM and is currently working on the development of IBM Rational Data Architect, IBM Data Studio and the Eclipse Data Tools Platform project. Loïc is a committer for the Eclipse DTP project in the Eclipse platform. Loïc has historically contributed to the development of Rational XDE and Rational Rose, and contributed features to Rational Rose Java and the Rational XDE J2EE plug-in. Loïc has an M.S. from San Jose State University in client/server computing.
Sheila Sholars is a Software Engineer with IBM Information Management at the IBM Silicon Valley Lab in San Jose, California She has worked on data related software development for almost 20 years, holds several patents and a B.S. from UCLA in Computer Science and Engineering. Sheila currently serves on the DTP Project Management Committee.