Peter Coadis creator of the widely-practiced Coad method, a comprehensive approach to software development. As Chairman of Object International, Inc., he leads a team of object-oriented educators and consultants who assist clients such as Bell Laboratories, EDS, Harris, Hewlett-Packard, Hughes, Intel, MCI, Perot Systems and Prudential. His recent books include Object Models: Strategies, Patterns and Applications.
Mark Mayfieldis the co-originator of the field of object model patterns, working with Peter Coad in this area since 1991. A multi-domain practitioner, he has built hundreds of object models in many application areas, both business and real-time. As chief consultant at Object International, Inc., he specializes in helping teams build effective object models, guiding them from concept exploration through delivering results.