Steve Northover [IBM]
Steve Northover has almost 30 years of experience in software development with a focus on leadership, architecture, API design, implementation, optimization, testing and maintenance. Steve is a recognized expert in open source development, widget toolkits and the principal architect of SWT (The Standard Widget Toolkit) which is the user-interface component for the Eclipse open source project.
In 2011, Steve was a recipient of the prestigious ACM System Software Award. He is a frequent presenter at conferences, published author and long-time advocate of agile development.