Rebecca Wirfs-Brock, Wirfs-Brock Associates
Rebecca Wirfs-Brock is president of Wirfs-Brock Associates, a firm specializing in the transfer of object analysis and design expertise to organizations and individuals through training, mentoring, and consulting. She spent 17 years as a Software Engineer at Tektronix, where among other accomplishments, she managed the first commercial Smalltalk effort and was the technical lead for the development of Color Smalltalk. She has written articles, lectured and presented tutorials on object analysis, design and management topics, and has been an innovator in object technology since 1984. Recently, she has authored use cases for a telecommunications framework and an online banking system. She practices what she teaches! Rebecca is co-inventor of the Responsibility-Driven Design method and co-author of the classic, "Designing Object-Oriented Software."