Frances Paulisch

Dr. Frances Paulisch is a software "best practice" evangelist at the corporate technology division of Siemens AG in Munich, Germany. She is responsible for the "Siemens Software Initiative" which enables the sharing of best practices related to software and quality throughout the Siemens enterprise. Frances is also the editor of OBJEKTspektrum, 101communications' German publication on object technology, an area she has been active in for almost fifteen years. She is also the technical chair of the "OOP", a major European IT-event focused on modern software technologies, namely object, components, Java, XML, Web Services, E-Commerce, Linux, and mobile communication. She is a member of the ACM, IEEE, and the German "Gesellschaft fuer Informatik".