Ilya Sterin has over 7 years of experience in systemâ€™s programming as well as software development. His interests include low level programming, including parsers, compilers, and so on. Ilya has extensive knowledge in Perl, C/C++, Java, and XML. Heâ€™s made a lot of contributions to the Perl community by writing modules that are available on CPAN and by administering the content of the official Perl XML web site (www.perlxml.net).
Ilya is a senior software developer at Ford Motor Company where he leads the development of Asset Management software. He also teaches programming classes at a local community college. Ilya spends numerous sleepless nights hacking on interesting code and thinking of ideas that will benefit the open source software world. When not in front of the computer, Ilya actually has a life. He loves spending time with his family, especially his 3-year-old son, Elijah.