Rick Schell
Senior Vice President of Product Development, Netscape Communications Corporation
Dr. Schell joined Netscape in October 1994 where he directs the client, server, tools, security and commercial applications development efforts.

He previously spent more than two years as vice president and general manager of the Network Products and PC Tools Group in the Central Point Division of Symantec Corporation. From 1989 to 1993, he was vice president, Languages and dBase, at Borland International. Prior to his employment at Borland, Schell was also manager for programming languages at Sun Microsystems where he directed the development of compilers. He also spent eight years in various engineering and management positions at Intel Corporation.

He holds a bachelors degree in mathematics and computer science, and masters degree and doctorate in computer science, from the University of Illinois.

Nadine Kano
Program Manager, Windows NT Strategy, Microsoft Corporation
Nadine joined Microsoft in 1989 after graduating from Princeton with a BS in computer science. After a stint as the internationalization developer for Word for Windows, she worked for the Developer Relations Group, evangelizing Microsoft's internationalization strategy for Windows.

She most recently joined the Windows NT program management team, where she will be responsible for communicating the Windows NT strategy to Microsoft's technical customers.

Nadine is the author of "Developing International Software for Windows NT and Windows 95" published by Microsoft Press.

Miko Matsumura
Java Evangelist, JavaSoft
Miko Matsumura has a Masters degree in Neuroscience from Yale University and a BS in Psychology from the University of Michigan. As the Java Evangelist for JavaSoft, Miko has been a keynote speaker at the International Java developer's conference, Java days in the UK, Mexico City, Toronto, Tokyo and the first Internet conference in India.

Before becoming the Java Evangelist, he worked at HotWired (www.hotwired.com) as the director of R & D, at the WELL (www.well.com) for Woodstock '94 and at the Branson School (www.branson.org). He can now be found at www.miko.com.

Miko's first computer was an Atari 400 with 16k of RAM and a cassette tape recorder, which he got at the age of 12. He has been pondering questions about human and machine behavior ever since. He holds a first degree black belt in Shotokan karate.

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