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Anthony Williams is a UK-based developer and consultant with many years of experience in C++. He has been an active member of the BSI C++ Standards Panel since 2001, and is author or coauthor of many of the C++ Standards Committee papers that led up to the inclusion of the thread library in the new C++ Standard, known as C++11 or C++0x. He was the lead maintainer of boost thread from 2006 to 2011, and is the developer of the just::thread implementation of the C++11 thread library from Just Software Solutions Ltd. Anthony lives in the far west of Cornwall, England.
Antony Polukhin was born in Russia. Since university days he started contributing to Boost and became a maintainer of the Boost.LexicalCast library.
Today, he works for Yandex, helps Russian speaking people with C++ standardization proposals, consults Russian companies in C++, continues to contribute to the open source and to the C++ language in general.
You may find his code in Boost libraries such as Any, Conversion, DLL, LexicalCast, Stacktrace, TypeTraits, Variant, and others.
Arnaud Desitter is a senior software engineer based in Oxford with 25 years experience in scientific programming. He has a special interest in software reliability and optimisation. He holds a civil engineering MSc from École des Ponts ParisTech, France. He is a member of ACCU (https://accu.org) and has done several presentations at their conferences and local events. He has worked on reservoir simulators for the last 15 years. He cycles to work, currently midway through his third virtual trip round the world. In his spare time, he sails an old wooden dinghy on the river Thames.
In his free time he sings in a choir together with his wife and enjoys playing video games. He likes to travel a lot, especially tall ship sailing.
Arno Schödl, Ph.D. is the Co-Founder and Technical Director of think-cell Software GmbH, Berlin. think-cell is the de facto standard when it comes to professional presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint. Arno is responsible for the design, architecture and development of all our software products. He oversees think-cell’s R&D team, Quality Assurance and Customer Care. Before founding think-cell, Arno worked at Microsoft Research and McKinsey & Company. Arno studied computer science and management and holds a Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a specialization in Computer Graphics.
Artem is a principal security engineer at Trail of Bits. He helps set technical direction for research and engineering projects and ensures that projects surpass customer expectations. Artem’s research interests include automated vulnerability identification, program analysis, and usable security tools. Prior to joining Trail of Bits, Artem worked as a security researcher in academia and companies both large and small. He holds an MS in computer science from Georgia Tech (2009) and a BS in computer science from Penn State (2007).