Peter Kriens is a software Architect driven by the desire to see people using the systems he developed. He has been leading the efforts of the OSGi specifications over the last 5 years. Before this, he developed his experience in almost any important software technology (networking, databases, GUIs, object oriented, large scale distributed processing, communications). He developed products with these technologies in the eighties for a microprocessor based newspaper system. Peter Kriens has the Dutch, worked in Germany, Belgium, Sweden, and the USA. He lived in Holland, Sweden and now resides in the south of France.
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