Krishna Venkatraman is a senior product manager at Actuate Corporation where he focuses on product management activities around the open source BIRT project. Prior to Actuate, Krishna started out with a software development background at Oracle and went on to hold different responsibilities at Remedy BMC combining his technical abilities with market analysis and strategy. He has an MBA (Univ. of California, Berkeley) and an MS CS (Univ. of Illinois at Chicago).
David Michonneau is the project lead for the BIRT Eclipse Chart Engine. His experience in Eclipse technology includes the architecture of the BIRT Report Editor and the design of an Eclipse-based integration platform for Actuate's client products. Prior to that, he led the development of Actuate's Active Portal for .NET, a customizable ASP.NET web application used to generate and view reports.