Carsten Hentrich, Ph.D., is chief technologist at Infosys Germany with a focus on innovative solutions for the German market in the area of remote services, business platforms, e-commerce, and cloud computing. He was director of the IT (Information Technology) Architecture and Enterprise Content Management (ECM) competency groups for Financial Services at CSC Germany. Carsten has a strong background as an IT architect and gathered practical experience in SOA (service-oriented architecture), Business Process Management (BPM), and Event-Driven Architecture (EDA) from his prior career at CSC, IBM, and EDS and has been working in advisory roles for clients from different industries. He has published technical articles in renowned journals such as those of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and speaks at international conferences. Apart from technical topics, Carsten has a passion for innovative leadership and management approaches, which he has demonstrated in successful pioneering implementations, as a speaker at the Academy of Management, and in a publication in the Harvard Business Review. He holds a PhD in business information management from Westminster Business School in London, an MSc (Dist) in software engineering from Oxford University, and a BSc (Hons) in computer science from the University of Applied Sciences in Wiesbaden, Germany.
Dr. Uwe Zdun is a professor of software architecture at the University of Vienna. Before that, he worked as an assistant professor at the Vienna University of Technology and the Vienna University of Economics. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Essen in 2002. His research focuses on architectural decision, software patterns, modeling of complex software systems, service-oriented systems, event-driven architecture, domain-specific languages, and model-driven development.
Uwe has published more than 120 articles in journals, workshops, and conferences and is coauthor of the books Remoting Patterns-Foundations of Enterprise, Internet, and Realtime Distributed Object Middleware (Wiley) and Software-Architektur (Elsevier/Spektrum). He has participated in research and development projects such as INDENICA, COMPAS, S-CUBE, TPMHP, Infinica, SCG, and Sembiz. He is European editor of the journal Transactions on Pattern Languages of Programming (TPLoP), published by Springer, and associate editor-in-chief for design and architecture for the IEEE Software magazine.
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