Shaun Smith is co-lead of the Eclipse Dali Java Persistence API (JPA) Tools Project and a product manager for Oracle TopLink, Oracle's JPA implementation and the basis of the open source 'TopLink Essentials' JPA Reference Implementation. He has been building systems using object-relational mapping technologies for almost a decade in both Java and Smalltalk in the banking, telecommunications, and energy industries. Shaun's a frequent conference presenter and has recently spoken at Eclipse Summit Europe, EclipseWorld, The Server Side Symposium, JavaPolis, and JavaOne.
Neil Hauge is a principal software developer at Oracle and leads the Dali JPA Tools project in the Eclipse Web Tools Platform (WTP). He has been developing Java based Object-Relational Mapping tools for over six years and has been development lead for the Oracle TopLink Workbench for the past three. Prior to joining Oracle, Neil led Java development projects at IBM and WebGain. He has been developing GUI applications in Java since JDK1.1, with experience in AWT/Swing and SWT/JFace.