Michael Leventhal, Text Science
Michael Leventhal has been at the forefront of XML technology since its birth as a developer and technologist. Founder of a Silicon Valley consulting firm, Text Science, he has worked on numerous XML projects and cooperated with other firms in the development of a number of XML products including an editor, two browsers, and server-side portal software. His current project has brought him to Finland where he is working with CiTEC on an mozilla open source-based browser. He has published a number of articles, most recently the controversial "XSL Considered Harmful" at xml.com and written the book "Designing XML Internet Applications". Michael has also taught XML publishing for U.C. Berkeley Extension.