Tim Speed is an IBM Certified Systems Architect with IBM Software Services for Lotus. In that capacity, he is responsible for designing, implementing, and supporting various engagements with its clients. Tim lives in Denton, Texas and has been an IBM/Lotus employee for over 14 years in a variety of networking, technical, hardware, and software support and consulting positions. He has been working with Notes for over 18 years focusing on administration roles and infrastructure. Tim also has international experience with working on infrastructure engagements in Spain, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, the UK, and Indonesia.
Barry Rosen is currently an Advisory IT Specialist with IBM Software Services for Lotus. During the last two years, Barry has worked on several large messaging and migration projects, and performed Domino upgrades and messaging assessments. Before that, Barry was a Software Engineer in Lotus Support for over five years. While in support, Barry was on several teams specializing in mail routing, Lotus Notes Client, calendaring and scheduling, and the server core. He focused on clustering, Lotus Notes for the Macintosh, and rooms and resources. Currently Barry resides in Houston, Texas with his wife Micol, daughter Samantha, and Goldendoodle Stella. Having graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, Barry enjoys following Longhorn sports.
Joseph Anderson is an IBM Certified Senior Managing Consultant from the IBM Software Team. Joseph has worked with Lotus Notes/Domino, Lotus Sametime, and Lotus QuickPlace since the early 1990s, primarily as a consultant. He is currently working with the Competitive Software team focusing on Domino/Notes administration, migration/upgrade, and security. Prior to working in the consulting industry, Joseph worked in the legal industry as a Director of Operations, where he leveraged his Master of Science in Legal Administration from the University of Denver College of Law.
Dick McCarrick is a freelance writer who has worked extensively with Lotus Notes and Domino over the years. Dick spent over 15 years with the Lotus Notes and Domino team, initially as a documentation writer, then later with developerWorks: Lotus. Since leaving IBM, he continues to be involved with Notes/Domino, co-authoring three previous books on this product.
Bennie Gibson is an IBM Certified Systems Architect with IBM Software Services for Lotus. In that capacity, he is responsible for managing various engagements with its clients. Bennie lives in Wake Forest, NC and has been an IBM/Lotus employee for over 24 years in a variety of sales, consulting, and management roles. He has been working with Notes for over 10 years focusing on architecture and infrastructure. He also has international experience gained from working on infrastructure engagements in Malaysia.
Brad Schauf is an IBM Executive/IT Architect with over 20 years of experience in the computer services and consulting industry. He has experience with enterprise-wide software and messaging and portal deployments, with a concentration on Lotus Notes/Domino messaging infrastructure architecture, application development, and integration as well as WebSphere portal architecture design and deployments. His experience includes: API-level application development and lead programmer, enterprise lead for messaging and portal deployments to General Manager including P&L commitments. Brad was a founder of a successful IBM business partner before joining IBM in 1999.
David Byrd is an IBM Senior Certified Executive IT Architect with IBM Software Services for Lotus, based out of Fayetteville, GA. He has been an IBM/Lotus employee for over 9 years in a number of consulting positions covering various technology areas. David has a deep background in virtually all areas of Lotus products and technologies covering areas ranging from low-level API development and collaborative application architectures, to security architectures and messaging architectures. His current focus is on Lotus Quickr as well as other team collaboration technologies and their deployment within enterprise environments. He has worked with Lotus Notes and Domino for over 15 years.