Hailing from the U.K., Peter Membrey has worked for Red Hat, holds a RHCE certification, and worked and taught at a number of educational institutions since the beginning of his career. He knows what Linux users like and need, and hopes that CentOS will get the kudos it deserves. He lives in Hong Kong and is teaching and consulting on all matters to do with Linux Enterprise networking, while studying for his master's degree.
Eelco Plugge was born in 1986 in the Netherlands and quickly developed an interest in computers and everything revolving around them. He enjoyed a study at the ICT Academy in Amersfoort, after which he eventually ended up as a data encryption specialist working at McAfee at the age of 21. He's a young BCS Professional member and shows a great interest in everything IT- and security-related, but also everything related to the Japanese language and culture. He is working upon expanding his field of expertise through studies and maintaining a young family while at it.
Tim Hawkins produced one of the world s first online classifieds portals in 1993, loot.com, before moving on to run engineering for many of Yahoo EU s non-media-based properties, such as search, local search, mail, messenger, and its social networking products. He is currently managing a large offshore team for a major US e-tailer, developing and deploying next-gen e-commerce applications. Loves hats, hates complexity.