Koen Aers is a Senior Software Developer at the JBoss Division of Red Hat, Inc. He is currently driving the Eclipse support for the jBPM project wich is JBoss's workflow and BPM engine. Koen is part of the jBPM team since April 2004 and became a JBoss employee when the jBPM project joined JBoss. Koen graduated as a Civil Engineer from the Belgian Royal Military Academy and obtained an additional Master's Degree in Information Technology at the Brussels Free University. Before joining JBoss, he worked respectively in the IT department of the Belgian Army and as a software consultant, first for Unisys and as an independent afterwards. Koen is a regular speaker at public events and conferences such as Java User Group meetings, Eclipse World, EclipseCon and JBoss World and at occasions such as the jBPM public trainings.