P.J. Plauger is President of Dinkumware, Ltd., which licenses standards-conforming C and C++ libraries and documentation. For many years, he served as Senior Editor of The C/C++ Users Journal and Contributing Editor to Embedded Systems Programming. Plauger has long been active in the development of C and C++ international standards.
Alex Stepanov, now at AT&T, formerly headed the Generic Programming Project at Hewlett-Packard Research Laboratories in Palo Alto, California.
Meng Lee is currently a Technical Contributor at Hewlett-Packard Research Labs where she and Stepanov developed the original STL. The STL was proposed to and accepted by the ANCI/ISO C++ Standards Committee.
David R. Musser, Professor of Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, specializes in research on generic programming. His work with Stepanov provided the foundation for the STL.