Beth Gold-Bernstein is vice president of strategic services at ebizQ, the online portal for e-business integration. A recognized expert in integration technologies and technical architectures, she has worked with financial institutions, retailers, and manufacturers to plan, design, and implement large-scale distributed systems. Formerly director of business integration technologies at Hurwitz Group, she is coauthor of Designing Enterprise Client/Server Systems (Prentice Hall PTR, 1998).
William Ruh is CIO and senior vice president of services and solutions at Software AG. A frequent presenter at technical conferences, he testified before the U.S. Senate as an expert witness on technology.