Michael Stal, Siemens AG
Michael Stal is Senior Principal Engineer at Siemens Corporate Technology where he leads a team focusing on Middleware and Application Integration. He is member of the OMG, former member of the ANSI X3J16 working group for C++ standardization, and editor of the magazine Java Spektrum.
His main interests comprise OO, Java, Networked Systems and Software Architecture. Michael also served as co-author for the POSA book series (Pattern-Oriented Software Architecture). He published many articled and gave numerous talks world-wide why he is also member of several Frequent Flyer programs. In his spare-time among many other interests he is enjoying his favorite soccer team and preventing his cats from destroying his apartment.