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Nexaweb's Coach Wei to Speak at SYS-CON's SOA Web Services Conference in June

Coach Has His Master's Degree From MIT and Holds Several Patents

Coach Wei currently serves as CTO for Nexaweb, developers of the leading software platform for building and deploying Enterprise Internet Applications. Previously, he played a key role at EMC Corporation in the development of a new generation of storage network management software. Coach has his master's degree from MIT, holds several patents, is the author of several technology publications, and is an industry advocate for the proliferation of open standards.

Wei's Session Description
The AJAX model dominates headlines, but developing with JavaScript requires considerable developer skills, especially when migrating existing client/server applications to the Web. A new wave of software infrastructure providers is leveraging Java expertise to create enterprise-caliber Rich Internet Applications. This session will discuss building and deploying AJAX (Asynchronous Java + XML) applications using the Java server platform as a JavaScript alternative.

The Most Distinguished Conference Faculty of the Year
This year's conference will feature more than 100 distinguished faculty members who are the world's top celebrity experts in their fields, presenting more than 96 sessions and power panels in three distinct themes; SOA Web Services, Enterprise Open Source, and Real-World AJAX. The conference offers seven simultaneous tracks in two information-packed days.

The conference faculty includes Andy Astor, co-founder and CEO of EnterpriseDB; Jeff Barr, SOA program manager of Amazon.com; Brian Behlendorf, founder of Collabnet; Steve Benfield, CTO of Agentis Software; Dave Chappell, SOA expert and chief technology evangelist of Sonic Software; Si Chen, founder of Open Source Strategies; Christophe Coenraets, Ajax-Flex Integration guru of Adobe; Shaun Connolly, product management vice president of JBoss; Dr. Mark M. Davydov, internationally known expert of SOA and Web Services; Christian Donner, senior technical architect of Molecular; Jean-Jacques Dubray, NetWeaver architect of SAP; Yakov Fain, editor of Java Developer's Journal and the co-author of the upcoming book "Rich Internet Applications with Adobe Flex and Java: Secrets of the Masters"; John Fallows, author and Ajax evangelist of Oracle; Dan Foody, CTO of Actional; Zak Greant, leading Free Software and Open Source evangelist; Kevin Hakman, co-founder of Tibco's General Interface; Dion Hinchcliffe, editor of Web 2.0 Journal and the upcoming book "Real-World Ajax: Secrets of the Masters"; Simon Horwith, editor of ColdFusion Developer's Journal; Jonas Jacobi, author and Java evangelist of Oracle; Ajit Jaokar, leading Web 2.0 evangelist; Werner Keil, software architect specializing in Java and Microsoft technologies; Mike Kochanik, vice president of CollabNet; Eugene Kuznetsov, leading SOA and XML pioneer; Jason Levitt, technical evangelist of Yahoo Developer Network; Joe Lichtenberg, vice president of Bowstreet; Morgan Lim, co-founder of open source company RaptorHead; David S. Linthicum, a well-known author and SOA expert; Paul Lipton, well-known SOA evangelist and senior architect at CA; James McGovern, an industry thought leader in SOA; Aaron Mulder, CTO of Chariot Solutions; Eric Newcomer, CTO of Iona Technologies; Duane Nickull, chair of OASIS SOA RM Technical Committee; Jim Phalen, Flash and rich client expert and vice president of Stream57; Eric Pulier, CEO of Digital Evolution; Victor Rasputnis, well-known speaker and expert on SOA technologies; Anil Saldhana, chair of Apache Scout Project and top trainer at JBoss; James Schweitzer, open source specialist of IBM; Alan Shimel, a member of Open Source Snort Rules Consortium Board of Directors; Bruce Snyder, a founding member of Apache Geronimo and SOA expert; Anatole Tartakovsky, CTO of Computer Technology, Inc. and Ajax/Flex expert; Eero Teerikorpi, CEO of Emic Networks; Jason Van Zyl, chair of Apache Maven PMC; Shaun Walker, founder and president of Perpetual Motion Interactive Systems and ASP.NET expert; Tony Wasserman, executive director of the Center for Open Source Investigation and professor at Carnegie Mellon West; Coach Wei, founder and CTO of Nexaweb; Michael Wheaton, SOA expert of Sun Microsystems; Chip Wilson, CTO of Geniant; Peter Yared, founder and CEO of Active Grid; Michael Juntao Yuan, SOA and Java expert of JBoss, Inc.

The conference on-site delegate registrations are limited to 300 attendees, and is expected to sell-out. In addition to the live audience, more than 20,000 simulcast viewers are expected to tune into keynotes and general sessions live on SYS-CON.TV.

Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities
SOA Web Services Conference, co-located with the Enterprise Open Source Conference will be sponsored by a total of eight leading SOA and Enterprise Open Source technology vendors. The conference will offer exhibit opportunities to other vendors in addition to main event sponsors. Additional information on sponsorship and exhibit opportunities can be obtained by email at events(at)sys-con.com or by phone at 201 802-3021.

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SYS-CON Brazil News Desk 04/18/06 07:51:21 PM EDT

Previously, Coach played a key role at EMC Corporation in the development of a new generation of storage network management software. He is also the author of several technology publications, and an industry advocate for the proliferation of open standards.