Ed Merks is the project lead of the Eclipse Modeling Framework project and a co-lead of the top-level Modeling project. He has many years of in-depth experience in the design and implementation of languages, frameworks, and application development environments. He holds a Ph.D. in computing science and is a co-author of the authoritative "Eclipse Modeling Framework, A Developer's Guide" (Addison-Wesley 2003). He works for IBM Rational Software at the Toronto Lab.
Kenn Hussey works as a Program Manager for Embarcadero Technologies. He is a member of the Project Management Committee (PMC) for the Modeling project, lead of the Model Development Tools (MDT) sub-project, and a committer on the Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) sub-project at Eclipse. He is also actively involved with the Object Management Group (OMG), representing Embarcadero on the Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN), Unified Modeling Language (UML), and Meta-Object Facility (MOF) / XML Metadata Interchange (XMI) revision task forces, as well as the Information Management Metamodel (IMM) submission team. He holds Master of Science (Computer Science) and Bachelor of Computer Science (Honors) degrees from Acadia University.
Dave Carlson is an independent consultant specializing in model-driven design of XML Schemas and web service messages, with current emphasis on HL7 healthcare standards. Dave earned his Ph.D. in Information Systems from the University of Arizona and has over 25 years experience in software development and architecture. He is the author of two books by Addison-Wesley: "Modeling XML Applications with UML", and "Eclipse Distilled". Dave has been developing Eclipse plugins since the first week Eclipse was released in 2001.
Tatiana Fesenko is a software developer for Borland Software Corporation. She graduated from the Department of Software Engineering in St.-Petersburg State University with a degree paper devoted to Requirements Management. She still gives lectures at her 'alma mater'. She is a committer on Eclipse MDT UML2Tools Project.
Pierre is in charge (support to development teams and research activities) of software design methods in the Avionics & Simulation Products unit at Airbus. He is involved for several years now in the SAE (www.sae.org) committee defining the Architecture Analysis and Design Language (www.aadl.info), and is the technical coordinator of TOPCASED (www.topcased.org).