Brian is the Project Lead for the Eclipse Application Lifecycle Framework (ALF) project and a Fellow at Serena Software. He has been developing software professionally for 40 years, the last 25 of which have been focused on developer tools and infrastructure. A former graduate lecturer in the Information Technology department of Johns Hopkins University, Brian has been a popular speaker and project leader at GUIDE, the OMG, Eclipse, and has presented at numerous industry events. Professional interests include SOA and web services, extended set theory, knowledge representation, and data modeling. He holds a MS in Applied Mathematics and BA in Mathematics.