Founder, CEO and Chief Code Slinger. In a previous life helped to start webMethods as the VP Engineering and CTO. While there created the first B2B Integration Server and first XML Application Server. Created several successful open source projects including Tonto and Visual Tcl. While running information systems for a company called Open Environment Corporation in 1995, wrote the first Java Remote Procedure Call implementation using the 1.0 JDK. Self-taught BASIC programming at the age of 8 on a TRS-80 Model III. Never looked back.