Tom Marrs, a 20 year veteran in the software industry, is the principal and senior software architect at Vertical Slice, a consulting firm that designs and implements mission-critical business applications using the latest J2EE and open source technologies. Tom speaks regularly at software conferences such as JavaOne and No Fluff Just Stuff. He is an active participant in the local technical community, and served as president of the Denver Java Users Group.
Scott Davis is a senior software engineer and instructor in the Denver, Colorado area. He has worked on a variety of Java platforms, from J2EE to J2SE to J2ME (sometimes all on the same project). He is a frequent presenter at national conferences and local user groups. He was the president of the Denver Java Users Group in 2003 when it was voted one of the top ten JUGs in North America.