The Eclipse Foundation board of directors appointed Mike Milinkovich as executive director in June 2004. Milinkovich, a 20-year veteran of the technology industry, previously served as vice president of Oracle AS Technical Services at Oracle Corporation. He has also held key management positions at WebGain, The Object People, and Object Technology International Inc. (which subsequently became an IBM subsidiary). At Eclipse, his role includes building the foundation's membership; launching Eclipse 3.0 this summer; establishing a solid foundation for the new open WebTools project, which extends Eclipse to server-side Java; and forming the Eclipse Management Organization and supervising the requirements, planning and architecture councils.
Scott Mace is a journalist and analyst who covers the inextricably linked trends toward more open and more secure information technology. He is co-authoring two books on these topics. Previously, he was conference director for ISPCON, a senior editor at Byte, and an test center leader, editor and writer at InfoWorld. He also produces the online blogs Information Manager Journal and Service Provider Journal.
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