Jan Bartel is the Chief Engineer and one of the co-founders of Webtide, and Mort Bay Consulting. She has extensive industry experience as a team leader and consultant, working with java, J2EE, and other key related technologies. She is a contributor and committer to a number of open source projects in addition to Jetty, of which she is one of the project leaders. During her 20 year career, she has delivered both client-side and server-side applications in industry sectors as diverse as online services, telecommunications, and banking and finance. Jan received her B.A and M.A (Pass) degrees in Computer Science from Sydney University, Australia.
Jeff McAffer leads the Eclipse Equinox OSGi, RCP and Orbit teams and is co-founder and CTO of EclipseSource. He is one of the architects of the Eclipse Platform and a co-author of The Eclipse Rich Client Platform and Equinox and OSGi - The power behind Eclipse (Addison-Wesley). Jeff co-leads the Eclipse RT PMC and is a member of the Eclipse Project PMC, the Tools Project PMC, the Eclipse Architecture Council and the Eclipse Foundation Board of Directors. Jeff is currently interested all aspects of Eclipse componentry from designing, developing and building bundles to deploying, installing and ultimately running them. Previous lives include being a Senior Technical Staff Member at IBM, work in distributed/parallel OO computing (Server Smalltalk, massively parallel Smalltalk, etc) as well as expert systems, meta-level architectures and a PhD at the University of Tokyo.