Kirk Chen, a Staff Engineer at Sun Microsystems, has worked on design and implementation of the Java Embedded Server product since its inception. He has an M.S. in computer science from Stanford University.
Li Gong is managing director of Sun Microsystems' Engineering and Research Institute in Beijing, China. Previously at Sun, he was engineering head of Java Security and Networking, Java Embedded Servers, and JXTA. He obtained B.S. and M.S. degrees from Tsinghua University, Beijing, and a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. He is associate editor-in-chief of IEEE Internet Computing.