Jim Marino: Jim Marino is a Principal at Metform Systems Ltd. Jim has been involved with SCA since its inception and is one of the leads for the open source Fabric3 SCA runtime. Prior to Metform Systems, Jim was Director of Technology at BEA Systems, where he and Mike Rowley lead the development of SCA. Jim holds an M.Phil from Oxford University and a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University.
Michael Rowley: Michael T. Rowley, Ph.D. is the Director of Technology and Strategy at Active Endpoints, Inc. He has been involved in the development of SCA from very early in its development and has contributed to 12 of the 15 SCA specifications that were published as part of the Open Service Oriented Architecture (OSOA) collaboration. He was also an original member of the Open Component Service Architecture (OpenCSA) steering committee, which is the OASIS steering committee that oversees the work of the various SCA technical committees. Before joining Active Endpoints, he was a Director of Technology at BEA Systems where, in addition to working on SCA, he also helped to develop the BPELJ extension to BPEL and was involved in the early development of BEA's event processing and service bus products. Michael received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA in 1994.