~ Chinese Proverb ~
Tom is a software engineer and consultant proficient in the field of software architecture currently working for centeractive ag in Bern, Switzerland. He has a vast experience in messaging systems, business process management, high-throughput processing and enterprise service bus technologies. For the last few years he has been working on numerous assignments fulfilling a range of roles, particularly dealing with design and development of small to large scale systems, mostly on the JVM. Tom has earned a Masters Degree in Computer Science and holds several technical certifications. He is the founder and the project lead of soap-ws, cougar and p2-maven-plugin open-source projects [www.reficio.org/projects]. Tom's spectrum of activities also includes a part-time involvement in conceptual research on the topic of Service Oriented Architecture (IEEE article, KTI). Finally, he is very keen on tutoring, presenting and live coding, especially in a non-fluffy way.
SOAP sucks, doesn't it?