Dr. Opher Etzion is the chair of the Event Processing Technical Society (EPTS), and an IBM Senior Technical Staff member who has worked on the WebSphere group and in IBM Research. He has served as a programmer, analyst, and consultant, specializing in rule-driven applications. He is an adjunct professor at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, and has authored or co-authored nearly 70 papers for refereed journals and conferences.
Peter Niblett is an IBM Senior Technical Staff Member, working on thearchitecture and design of IBM's messaging and event processing products. He helped to define the Java Message Service (JMS) programming interface, and chaired the OASIS Web Services Notification Technical Committee. He is a member of EPTS, and leads its Interoperability workgroup.