Dr. John Lakos is a senior architect and mentor for software development at Bloomberg LP, where he created the BDE team (c. 2001), which maintains Bloomberg's open-source foundation libraries for C++ development. He is the author of Large-Scale C++ Software Design and Large-Scale C++ Volume I: Process and Architecture (both from Addison-Wesley), and is an active voting member of the C++ Standards committee.
Vittorio Romeo is a senior software engineer at Bloomberg LP who builds mission-critical C++ middleware, trains colleagues on modern C++, and has created many open-source C++ libraries and games.
Dr. Rostislav Khlebnikov is a team lead and senior software engineer in Bloomberg's BDE team, where he directs the development of high-performance C++ foundation software.
Alisdair Meredith is a senior software engineer in Bloomberg's BDE team, a long-standing member of the C++ Standards committee, and a former Chair of its Library Working Group between 2010 and 2015.