Gunther Birznieks is currently the chief technology officer for
eXtropia.com, best known for its open source web programming archives
and online tutorials in a variety of subjects related to web
programming (Perl, CGI, Java). Before this, Gunther did web
programming and infrastructure for the Human Genome Project. Most
recently, he was an associate director at Barclays Capital where he
had been the global head of web engineering.