Phillipe Desfray, SOFTEAM
Philippe Desfray, is an expert in object oriented methods, and VP for R and D for SOFTEAM, Objecteering Software's the parent company.
In 1990 he created an object oriented design method, has published three books (most notably "Object Engineering - The fourth dimension", published by ADDISON WESLEY in 1994), and directed the development of the Objecteering/UML Case tool. In 1994 he created "Hypergenericity", a technique closely related to UML profiles and supporting model transformation.
Since 1994 Philippe has represented SOFTEAM as a Contributing Member at the OMG, and actively participates in the definition of UML, in particular in the UML profiles area where he has been leading the definition of the profile mechanism for UML1.4 and UML 2.0.