Martina Brockmann was born in 1978 in Eastern Germany. She finished school in 1998 and moved to Berlin, where she started studying History and Computer Science at the Technical University of Berlin. When she started working at beehive two years later, Martina made first contact with Zope. At beehive she wrote documentation and user manuals for beehiveUs own projects and for projects of beehiveUs customers. Earlier this year Martina worked as a co-writer for Zope: Content Management and Web Application Server, which is the first German Zope book.