Sherry Shavor is a Senior Software Engineer with IBM in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Sherry most recently managed the Eclipse Jumpstart team providing Eclipse education to the IBM development community and business partners. Sherry has taught Java technology to customers in the United States, Canada, and China. She has also taught at North Carolina State University. Since joining IBM, Sherry has a held a variety of positions in product development, presented at numerous conferences, and published articles in the Java Developer's Journal and IBM Systems Journal. She received a B.S. in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.