Tim Bass, CISSP, the Founder of The Complex Event Processing Blog, Technical Advisor to Software Park Thailand, Committee Member, Member of (ISC)2, Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP), Co-Chair, International Relations, Distributed Event Based Systems (DEBS) 2008 and Co-Chair EPTS Reference Architecture Working Group Committee. In addition, as a public service to the global technical community, Tim serves as the Founder and director for The UNIX Forums.
Former Founder and CTO of SilkRoad Inc., Former Founder and Managing Director of SilkRoad Asia Co. Ltd., Principal Consultant for Network-Centric Architecture and Security, HQ USAF, Office of the CIO, Former Member of the US Federal CIO Council, Architecture and Infrastructure Committee, Former Principal Consultant for Net-Centric Operations, United States Department of Defense (DOD), Office of the Secretary of Defense, Former Principal Consultant for Networks and Network Security, United States Air Force (USAF), Air Combat Command (ACC), Former Principal Consultant for Network Security, Y2K Turnover, the United States Department of Energy (DoE), Former Principal Consultant for Information Dissemination Management (IDM), Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Former Principal Internet Security Consultant to SWIFT, Chase Manhattan Bank and the Swiss Bank Corporation, Former Principal Global Architect, TIBCO Software.
His work on Internet security and cyberattack countermeasures has been featured in Popular Science Magazine (July 1999) and Federal Computer Week. He is internationally recognized as a thought leader in complex event processing (CEP), Internet security, next-generation intrusion detection and distributed multi-sensor data fusion architectures.
Greg Reemler is a systems architect at Techrotech, dealing with the demands of his clueless boss, Jerry Fleck.
Dr. Rainer von Ammon is managing director of the Centrum für Informations-Technology Transfer (CITT) in Regensburg. Until October 2005 he was Professor for Software Engineering, specializing in E-Business infrastructures and distributed systems, at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. Rainer is still teaching there and at the University of Applied Sciences of Regensburg. From 1998 to 2002, he worked as Principal Consultant and Manager for R+D Cooperations at BEA Systems (Central and Eastern Europe). Prior to this, he was Professor for Software Engineering in Dresden with a focus on development of applications with event driven object oriented user interfaces and component based application development. Before this Rainer was acting as manager of the field Basic Systems at the Mummert + Partner Unternehmensberatung, Hamburg. After finishing his studies of Information Sciences at the University of Regensburg, he started as project leader of Computer Based Office Systems (COBIS) from 1978 to 1983 and afterward founded a start up company with some of his colleagues.