About the Author
Dr. Poornachandra Sarang has worked in various capacities in the IT industry during his tenure of more than 20 years. Dr. Sarang provides consulting and training in enterprise architecting, solution architecting, design and development to a large number of clients worldwide. He has been a consultant to Sun Microsystems for several years and his recent engagements include director of architecture for Kynetia (a Spanish origin MNC). He has been a recipient of Microsoft's "Most Valuable Professional" award for two consecutive years. He has spoken on Java/CORBA/XML/.NET at several international conferences organized by O'Reilly, SYS-CON, WROX, SUN and Microsoft in countries including India, U.S.A., U.K., Switzerland, and Singapore. He has been invited to deliver keynote speeches in highly-acclaimed Microsoft Architect Summits and several other prestigious events. He has several research papers, journal articles and books to his credit. Dr. Sarang has been a visiting professor of computer engineering at the University of Notre Dame, and currently holds a position of adjunct faculty at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Mumbai, India, where he teaches post-graduates courses, provides project guidance to post-graduate students and guides Ph.D. students. His current research interests include distributed systems, mobile computing and algorithm development. He may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.