Marc Fiammante is an IBM Distinguished Engineer, elected to the IBM Academy of Technology in 2003, with wide experience in large project architecture and software development on multiple environments. He is the chief architect of the European, Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific Enterprise Integration Solutions team. Marc has 21 years of experience in IT. He has filed several software domain patents and has published several articles related to e-business technologies. He leads architecture teams in major industry projects. He has architectural and technical expertise with service-oriented architecture, Web services, enterprise application integration, and e-business and object-oriented technologies, including a number of software middleware systems, programming languages, and standards. Marc is a graduate engineer of the Ecole Centrale de Paris.