William A. Brown (Raleigh, NC) is a Master Certified Executive Architect with IBM Global Business Services Enterprise Architecture and Technology Center of Excellence and the SOA Center of Excellence. Clive Gee (UK), Senior Solution Architect at IBM Enterprise Integration Services group, has designed and deployed solutions involving technologies such as XML, XSLT, SMS, Web Services, and SOA. Bob Laird (UK) is responsible for supporting and leading SOA governance and architecture engagements for worldwide IBM customers. Tilak Mitra (Coconut Creek, FL) is a Senior IT Architect Certified Executive I/T Architect with IBM Global Business Services in the Enterprise Application Development group.