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Steve Northover

The principal architect of the Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT), Steve Northover joined IBM OTI Labs in 1990. He is an expert on performance, programming for operating systems, and native user interface toolkits. Steve was the principal architect of Common Widgets--the user interface toolkit used by IBM Smalltalk--and the implementer of Common Widgets for Windows and OS/2.

Mike Wilson has been a part of IBM OTI Labs since its inception in 1987 as Object Technology International, Inc. Over the years he has played a major part in many of the company's most significant successes, including contributing to and leading the design, implementation, and maintenance of SWT. Currently, he is active in several Eclipse projects, including the Eclipse Project Management Committee.