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Mark Hapner

Mark is a Sun Distinguished Engineer and is currently Web Services
Strategist for Sun Software. He is responsible for Sun's web service
strategy spanning Java Standards, Web Service Standards and Sun
products. He is also Sun's WS-I Board Member.

For the past four years he was Lead Architect for Java 2TM Platform,
Enterprise Edition. He has guided the overall architecture for J2EE
1.2, 1.3 and now the upcoming 1.4 release. In March of 1996, he joined
Sun's JavaSoftware Division to participate in the development of the
Java database connectivity API (JDBC). Following that he was co spec
lead of the Enterprise JavaBeans specification and spec lead of the
Java Message Service specification.