ERIC A. MARKS is President and CEO of AgilePath Corporation, a service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Web services solutions firm. He is a software and technology services veteran with eighteen years of experience with firms including PricewaterhouseCoopers, Cambridge Technology Partners, Novell, Electronic Data Systems, StreamServe, Ontos, and Square D Company/Schneider Electric. A business author and frequent speaker on various IT topics, he serves on the Advisory Board of Directors for LogicLibrary, a leading software asset reuse firm. He lectures at Syracuse University's nationally recognized School of Information Studies and is a regular columnist for Computerworld online, Managing Automation magazine, and the industry portal SearchWebServices.com.
MICHAEL BELL is the founder of Methodologies Corporation, a service-oriented architecture modeling firm based in New Jersey. He is a software, modeling, and architecture strategist veteran with twenty years of experience designing, architecting, and building high-volume, real-time trading systems for Wall Street brokerage institutions, investment banking, credit card, and insurance firms. These include institutions such as JPMorgan, Chase, Citibank, American Express, and UBS PaineWebber.