Michael Wong has extensive leadership experience at IBM in various compiler projects and standards body experience with the ISO C++ committee. He has a particular passion for connecting users with language designers and hopes to bring that energy to OpenMP.
Matthijs van Waveren has several years experience as Marketing Co-ordinator at Fujitsu and has been involved with OpenMP since 2000.
Michael Wong is the IBM and Canadian representative to the C++ Standard, OpenMP Committee and Software Transactional Memory group. He is the co-author of a number of C++0x, OpenMP and STM features. He is the past C++ team lead to IBM's XL C++ compiler, C compiler and has been designing C++ compilers for fifteen years. He is currently leading the C++0x deployment as a senior technical lead for IBM. His current research interest is in the area of parallel programming, C++ benchmark performance, object model, generic programming and template meta-programming. He is a frequent speaker at various technical conferences and serves on the Programming Committee of Boost, and IWOMP. He holds a B.Sc. from University of Toronto, and a Masters in Mathematics from University of Waterloo.
Matthijs van Waveren is the Fujitsu representative to the OpenMP ARB and to the SPEC High-Performance Group. He has contributed to the development of several SPEC benchmarks and of a number of OpenMP features. He is member of the Board of SPEC, and has received several SPECtacular awards. He holds a PhD from the University of Amsterdam.